Embassy of Switzerland in Macedonia

The embassy premises in Skopje
Embassy Skopje © 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, financial and legal affairs. As of Summer 2014, the main focus of the embassy is the implementation of the Swiss Cooperation Strategy - Macedonia 2013 - 2016.

The tasks of the embassy

Consular services (issuing of passports, identity cards, civil status changes, registrations) are provided in the Regional Consular Centre Western Balkans Pristina. For services and visa issues, please always refer to the competent representation according to the given contact. 


Visa & entry to Switzerland


A greeting from the Ambassador

International cooperation

Strategy, themes and projects of Swiss foreign policy and cooperation on the ground

Switzerland and Macedonia

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy


Local and international news and events related to the country

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for the academic year 2016-2017

The Swiss Government offers excellence scholarships for foreign students for the academic year 2016-2017. For more information about the eligibility criteria, application procedure and deadlines for application please visit the site of the Federal Commission for Scholarships for foreign students FCS

Small Grants' Project Proposals

(that can be submitted to the Embassy of Switzerland in Macedonia)

General information:  Project proposals may have different specific goals and scopes, but shall be based on local and private initiatives and act as forces for positive transformation processes in the overall interest of the Macedonian society. 

Guidelines for Small Grants' Project Proposals in:

Cultural Exchange Projects

The information and instruction for applying is available on our website under Swiss Culture and Arts Section.

Applicants have to apply directly through the electronic application-system of the website of Pro Helvetia: Pro Helvetia

Swiss Federal Tax Administration Warning


Fraudsters try on various occasions to obtain information concerning accounts and credit cards, as well as copies of taxpayers' passports by sending e-mails. These e-mails use false sender addresses. Consequently the Federal Tax Administration (FTA) has been improperly listed as the sender in several of these e-mails. The FTA is now issuing a warning not to respond to these e-mails or ones of a similar nature.

Any FTA claims are sent to taxpayers solely by letter and indicate the dossier number. The FTA never makes enquiries about taxpayers' confidential information via e-mail.

Should you receive fraudulent e-mails, please report this to the FTA and forward the e-mails to the following address: kommunikation@estv.admin.ch

President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga: National Day 2015 greetings for the Swiss abroad