Embassy of Switzerland in Canada

The embassy premises in Ottawa
The embassy premises in Ottawa © 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 well as science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy

Personal visit to the Embassy

The Embassy's counter is open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 pm, by appointment ONLY.

Welcome

A greeting from the Ambassador of Switzerland

Switzerland and Canada

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

Services

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

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Visa requirements, filing of visa applications, forms and costs, as well as information about living in Switzerland. Schengen C-visas for main destinations Switzerland, Austria, Finland, Germany, Liechtenstein, Slovenia and Spain.

Newsletter

The Consulates General of Switzerland in Montreal and Vancouver regularly publish newsletters containing relevant information for their respective jurisdictions.

News

Local and international news and events related to the country

Partners

List of partners supporting our projects.

Who is who

Olaf Kjelsen, Ambassador

Sandra Valentini Roberts, Second Secretary

Steffen Erik Milner, Head of Swiss Business Hub Canada, Montreal 

Urs Obrist, Ph.D., Senior Science and Technology Counsellor

Marco Guglielmo Schmidlin, Major General; Defence, Military, Naval & Air Attaché, Washington DC

Yves Perret, Lieutenant Colonel; Deputy Defence, Military, Naval & Air Attaché, Washington DC