Services for Swiss nationals abroad

The responsible Swiss representation is the contact point for registering or deregistering, new IDs, changes of address and applications for citizenship. The entire range of services offered can be found in the left navigation bar. Many of these services are also available via the FDFA’s online desk.

Online desk FDFA

Online desk FDFA

Using the FDFA’s online consular services while abroad.

The relevant Swiss representation abroad can answer any questions concerning the FDFA’s online desk.

 Swiss representations

Support for Swiss nationals abroad

The report entitled ‘Consular structures to support Swiss nationals abroad’, which was produced in response to the Abate postulate (11.3572 – ‘Support for Swiss nationals abroad’), provides an overview of the services the FDFA provides to Swiss nationals who find themselves in an emergency situation while abroad, and need help.