Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates
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The Swiss embassy represents Switzerland's interests in the country and provides consular services and visa support for people resident in: The United Arab Emirates
Represents Switzerland's economic interests in Dubai. All consular services for Swiss Nationals in the UAE are exclusively provided by the Embassy of Switzerland in Abu Dhabi.
The current security situation in the country
An overview of the content, and how it is kept up to date
Information for preparing your trip
Visa application procedure and applicable regulations in Switzerland
Basic rules for your stay abroad
Advice and information for travellers
How to minimise the risks
Protective measures in the event of incidents involving increased levels of radioactivity
Consular protection from the local Swiss representation
Further information on foreign travel
Risk of abduction in the Sahara and neighbouring regions
Key data on the country, illustrated with a map
What aspects require special attention when travelling abroad or going to another country to study a language, study at an educational institution, or work as an au pair?
How many Swiss nationals live in the country and what they do
Consulates, embassies and contacts in Switzerland
Step by step preparation to emigrate
Have a look at our publications and statistics on the topic of living abroad
Swiss nationals who live and travel abroad are subject to which national laws and obligations?
Swissemigration provides you with documentation and general advisory services on individual countries and specific topics
Useful information for returning Swiss nationals
Get together with other Swiss nationals living abroad
A selection of websites explaining how Switzerland is structured and how it functions, providing you with the information you will need to form an opinion and exercise your political rights from overseas
The dossier is intended for people who leave Switzerland to take up permanent residence in another country and work abroad.
Vivre et travailler aux Emirats arabes unis (PDF, Number of pages 27, 477.3 kB, French)
Contact the responsible Swiss representation or consulate when you want to register or unregister as a resident, when you need a new passport, have moved or wish to apply for citizenship. The entire selection of services offered can be found in the dropdown menu to the right. The contact details of the responsible Swiss representation are shown on the corresponding page.
Swiss citizens who get into difficulties abroad, also can ask for advice and help from the Swiss representative.
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The magazine for the Swiss Abroad appears six times a year and provides information about what is happening at home and the activities of Swiss associations abroad. It also answers administrative questions.
Information on visa requirement, procedure to submit an entry visa application to a Swiss representation, visa application form and fees
List of information sources and contact points with regard to entering Switzerland and residency
What you need to know about working, studying and living in Switzerland as a foreigner
Summary of general information about Switzerland and links
Switzerland's strength as one of the most successful global business locations
An overview of Swiss diplomacy and involvement on the ground
Description of SDC activities in the UAE
Cultural projects strengthening ties between countries
A broad overview of Swiss services compiled by the FDFA, SECO and the Swiss representations abroad
Switzerland becomes the first country to announce its participation
in the Expo 2020 Dubai.
SBC Abu Dhabi organizes the Swiss Spring Festival Abu Dhabi.
Swiss couple makes a stop in the UAE on their 32-year-long journey.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opened the Swiss Pavilion at the
World Future Energy Summit.
Here you will find an overview of Switzerland's commitment to
diplomacy, education, culture and the economy in the country.
and the United Arab Emirates
The responsible Swiss representation provides information on visa
requirements and how to submit a visa application. You will also be
given more details about travelling to and staying in Switzerland.
& entry to Switzerland
From issuing passports to matters concerning civil status, all FDFA
external representations offer a variety of services to Swiss citizens
The FDFA provides information on security-related issues concerning
politics and crime in the country. The travel advice assesses possible
risks and recommends preventative measures.