Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom

View of the Ambassador’s Residence with the adjoining Embassy building at Montagu Place © DFAE
View of the Ambassador’s Residence with the adjoining Embassy building at Montagu Place. © FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture.

About us

Brexit: What Swiss  citizens need to know

For Swiss citizens the Embassy’s Brexit FAQ provides detailed information, notably for Swiss citizens living in, moving to or visiting/entering the UK.

Information for students and artists is available on the Embassy’s Studying in the UK page and our Information for Creatives (PDF, 8 Pages, 1.1 MB, English) respectively.

For Swiss-UK relations post-Brexit (including trade, service mobility and social insurance), please visit the websites of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs.


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Welcome message from the Ambassador

Message from Ambassador Markus Leitner

Political Affairs

Information on Swiss-British bilateral relations.

Press and Communications

The press office handles media enquiries and manages the Embassy’s social media presence


The Culture Section builds bridges in art and culture between Switzerland and the UK.

Science, Innovation and Higher Education

Information about studying in the UK, the Embassy’s alumni network and the Innosuisse Market Entry Camp for Swiss start-ups

Swiss Business Hub UK+Ireland

The SBH facilitates business relations between Swiss, British and Irish companies in both directions – Export and Invest

Economy and Finance

Information about the Swiss economy and Switzerland as a financial centre


List of partners supporting our projects.

Job vacancies

Information on job vacancies and academic internships at the Embassy of Switzerland in the UK.


The Embassy publishes a newsletter with information relevant to Swiss nationals living in the UK