Embassy of Switzerland in Japan

The embassy premises in Tokyo
Swiss Embassy in Tokyo © 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. 

The tasks of the embassy

The Embassy is closed on 6 December 2021.

Information about COVID-19

Please follow the instructions of the Japanese authorities.

Safety Measures
All prefectures in Japan have implemented measures to address the COVID-19 situation. Please inform yourself about these specific measures and make sure to follow the instructions of the local authorities.

Information for Swiss Citizens in Japan and travelers to Switzerland or Japan
Links and resources on entry bans, travel restrictions, visas and official recommendations.


A greeting from the Ambassador

Official Holidays

The Swiss representations are closed on the listed dates


Local and international news


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

Tokyo Visa Desk

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees

Custom and Import Formalities

Custom and import formalities to Switzerland