Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai
The Consulate General is responsible for the Swiss community living in the provinces of Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and the municipality of Shanghai. The Swiss living in and around Shanghai have regular occasions to meet and socialize at various events organised by Swiss organisations in the city. There are currently about 650 citizens registered at our Consulate General, most of them in Shanghai itself, which makes it a lively and interesting community to be part of.
On 18 March 2020, the Swiss Federal Council decided, that entry at the Schengen external borders is generally prohibited with few exceptions. Switzerland follows the practice of the other Schengen states. Until 15th June 2020, Switzerland will also no longer issue Schengen visas. National visas will also only be issued in exceptional cases, for example to family members of Swiss citizens with a right of presence in Switzerland who require a visa and to specialists from the health sector.
For additional information, please consult the webpage of the State Secretariat for Migration SEM.
If you have further questions regarding visa matters please contact us via: email@example.com
Consular Section (not for visas): In case of emergency, Consular services remain also available outside office hours:
Message from Ambassador Bernardino Regazzoni (German)
Access to the Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai
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