Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh

The embassy premises in Dhaka
The embassy premises in Dhaka © 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

Important COVID-19 Information

  • In view of the current surge in COVID-19 cases, the Government of Bangladesh has prolonged the lockdown proclaimed on 14th April, 2021.
  • International passenger flights to and from Bangladesh have, with a few exceptions, resumed.
  • Bangladesh operates a number of quarantine regimes depending on where passengers are travelling from. For detailed information, please liaise with your travel agents and/or flight carriers prior to travelling. 
  • Information on international flights can be obtained from the airport website (www.shahjalalairport.com) or the respective flight carrier.

Consular Affairs

  • No visa applications will be accepted whilst lockdown is in place.
  • The Chancery of the Embassy of Switzerland in Dhaka remains open for Swiss citizens upon appointment. For scheduling an appointment, call +880 255 051 601 (from 8.00AM - 4.00PM, Sunday - Thursday) or send an e-mail to dhaka@eda.admin.ch

Visa information

If you are a Bangladeshi passport holder (not living abroad) and wish to travel to Switzerland you will need an entry visa. All the information regarding visa procedure, requirements and visa application forms you will find here.


A greeting from the Ambassador

Visa & entry to Switzerland

Visa requirements, the filing of visa applications, forms and visa costs, and information about living in Switzerland


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

Switzerland and Bangladesh

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


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