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. 2017 marks Switzerland’s 50 years of diplomatic relations with the Republic of Singapore.
Our website contains many information about consular services for Swiss citizens in the taskbar category “Services” and information regarding visa and immigration in the taskbar category “Visa & entry to Switzerland”.
Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of economy, education and culture
Switzerland part of Singapore’s Work Holiday Programme
In June 2014, Switzerland was added to Singapore’s list of eligible countries for the “Work Holiday Programme”. Switzerland is the fourth European country that is part of the Work Holiday Programme, after the United Kingdom, Germany and France.
Under this programme, university undergraduates and graduates aged 18 to 25 of all nationalities studying in universities in Switzerland and who have successfully obtained the Work Holiday Pass are allowed to live and work in Singapore for up to six months. Existing licensing, registration or accreditation requirements (e.g. medicine or law) will apply. Applicants must not hold a Work Holiday Pass within 12 months from the submission of the application.