Entry into Switzerland and residence

Visa requirements

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Information regarding entry into Switzerland and residence

Requirements for entry into Switzerland and residence, depending on the type of visit, duration of stay and nationality of the traveller

Information about Switzerland

The people, culture, leisure activities, geography, environment, education, economy, politics and history of Switzerland

Information and contact

Contact points for information and answers to specific questions concerning entry into and residence in Switzerland

Visa requirements and application form

The basic differences in types of visa and how to apply for them using a visa application form at a Swiss representation abroad

Living in Switzerland

What you need to know about working, studying and living in Switzerland as a foreign national

Business activities in Switzerland

Factors that make Switzerland one of the world's most successful business locations