Where to apply for a Schengen visa?

Only persons who have a legal residence status in the United States can apply for visas at Swiss representations in the United States (e.g. Green Card holders; F1 (I-20), H1B, G1, J1, etc.). Tourists and visitors on B1/B2 visas must apply in their country of residence.

My place of residence My visa application should be submitted to

District of Columbia (DC), Delaware (DE), Kentucky (KY), Maryland (MD), Virginia (VA), West Virginia (WV), Northern Mariana Islands (MP), Guam (GU)

Embassy of Switzerland in Washington

Alabama (AL), Arkansas (AR), Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), Louisiana (LA), Mississippi (MS), North Carolina (NC), Oklahoma (OK), South Carolina (SC), Tennessee (TN), Texas (TX), Cayman Islands

Consulate General of Switzerland in Atlanta

New York (NY), Connecticut (CT), Maine (ME), Massachusetts (MA), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), Vermont (VT), Bermuda, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

Consulate General of Switzerland in New York

Alaska (AK), Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Hawaii (HI), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)

Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco

Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Kansas (KS), Missouri (MO), Nebraska (NE), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), North Dakota (ND), Ohio (OH), South Dakota (SD), Wisconsin (WI) see representation agreement below 

Representation agreement

If a State does not have its proper visa section in a country or region, the delivery of a Schengen visa can be delegated to another Schengen State member with an agreement between both countries concerned.

The agreement allows the appointed representation to represent and handle Schengen visa applications within its own competence without consulting the other represented State.

Country / Region Schengen State which represents Switzerland My visa application should be submitted to
Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Kansas (KS), Missouri (MO), Nebraska (NE), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), North Dakota (ND), Ohio (OH), South Dakota (SD), Wisconsin (WI) Lithuania  see Representation agreement