Consular services

Consular services of all kinds are provided by the local Swiss representation (embassy, consulate-general, regional consular centre).

  • Registration/deregistration at the Swiss representation
  • Applications for identity cards and passports
  • Civil status affairs (births, marriages, divorces, etc.)
  • Notification of change of address
  • Naturalisation
  • Visas

Swiss representations

Swiss nationals who run into difficulty abroad can also ask the Swiss representation for advice and assistance.

Consular protection (fr)