Consulate General of Switzerland in Istanbul

Visa information for residents of Turkey and Iraq

Information on visa requirement, procedure to submit an entry visa application to a Swiss representation and visa application form

Services

Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...

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Consular Services in Turkey

The Consulate General in Istanbul is responsible for consular matters concerning Swiss nationals living in Turkey. All consular services (issue of passports and identity cards, changes in civil status, registrations, etc.) are carried out by the Consulate General in Istanbul. The consular section of our Embassy in Ankara has been closed since April 2013.

Helpline Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA)

The FDFA Helpline provides detailed information 365 days a year around the clock about the following FDFA services:

  • Travel advice
  • Itineris – online registration for Swiss nationals travelling abroad
  • Consular protection
  • Living abroad
  • Other consular services (services of Swiss representations in connection with passports and identity cards, registration, civil status, civil rights, notarizations, confirmations, certificates, inheritance, welfare, deposits, etc.)