Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh

The embassy premises in Dhaka
The Embassy premises in Dhaka © FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland in Bangladesh, the Embassy of Switzerland covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations, consular services and international cooperation between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, development cooperation and humanitarian aid, visa and consular services, legal arrangements, science, education, media and culture.

The tasks of the Embassy

Important COVID-19 Information

  • The Federal Council decided to lift the entry restrictions for persons from third countries who are vaccinated. For additional information please consult the visa page.
  • To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck.
  • The Embassy of Switzerland communicates that third country nationals with a valid residence permit or a valid national visa D of one of the Schengen countries can enter Switzerland. For entry to Switzerland, Schengen Visa C holders need a vaccination certificate.
  • International passenger flights to and from Bangladesh have, with a few exceptions, resumed.
  • Bangladesh operates a number of quarantine regimes depending on where passengers are travelling from. For detailed information, please liaise with your travel agents and/or flight carriers prior to travelling. 
  • Information on international flights can be obtained from the airport website (www.shahjalalairport.com) or the respective flight carrier.

Consular Affairs

  • Visa applications can be processed upon appointment. For additional information please consult the visa page.
  • The Chancery of the Embassy of Switzerland in Dhaka remains open for Swiss citizens upon appointment. For scheduling an appointment, call +880 255 051 601 (from 8.00AM - 4.00PM, Sunday - Thursday) or send an e-mail to dhaka@eda.admin.ch
  • Upcoming changes and updates will be published on the Embassy webpage.

Welcome message from the Ambassador

Welcome message from Ambassador Nathalie Chuard

Visa and entry to Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, visa application procedures, form and fees.


From issuing passports to matters concerning civil status, the Embassy offers a variety of services to Swiss citizens.

Switzerland and Bangladesh

Switzerland's commitment to diplomacy, education, culture and the economy in Bangladesh.

International cooperation

The Embassy implements Switzerland's international cooperation activities in Bangladesh.

Sponsorship partners

Here the Embassy features a list of partners supporting events and/or projects.