National visa fees

The Ordinance on fees under the Federal Act on Foreign Nationals (SR 142.209) and the Visa Code stipulate the fees to be collected. The amounts are payable in the currency determined by the Swiss representation.

The fee for the visa is due at the time the application is submitted and is not refundable. If you withdraw the application or it is rejected the fee will not be reimbursed.

The Swiss representation reserves the right to adapt the amounts of the fees at any time in relation with exchange rate fluctuations.

Category Amount in EUR
Adults 80.00 
Children aged from 6 to 12 40.00 
Children up to 6 years old free
Spouses/children of Swiss/Efta/EU citizens (does not apply on fiancés)  free 
Citizens of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina,Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine 35.00 

Details regarding the payment process

Kindly note that:

Applicants residing in Venezuela have to pay the visa fee in Bs. by debit or credit card on the appointment day. 

Applicants from Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago can pay the visa fee in USD (USD 88.00 for adults and USD 44.00 for children aged from 6 to 12) by bank transfer prior to their appointment. Please enquire the Embassy’s bank account details by email caracas@eda.admin.ch when requesting an appointment.