Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver
Effective July 19, 2021, Canada is no longer considered a high-risk country. For all current information on travelling from Canada to Switzerland, consult our COVID-19 page.
Visit to the Consulate
Consular services are available, but for urgent and essential cases and by appointment only. According to the BC Provincial Health Officer, masks are required for everyone in public indoor settings. A face shield is not a substitute for a mask.
Life Certificate for the Swiss pension AHV/AVS
Important: new submission procedure as of May 1st 2021
The Online Desk offers Swiss nationals abroad the opportunity to request services from the comfort of their homes, e.g. ordering confirmations or announcing civil status matters.
Visa & entry to Switzerland
Visa requirements, filing of visa applications, forms and costs, as well as information about living in Switzerland.
Applicants for visas to Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Austria, Finland and Slovenia:
Please go to the website Visa & Entry to Switzerland.
All the information under the section "Schengen visas" apply to you as well.
Please mind, due to COVID-19, visa applications for Hungary and Spain can currently not be accepted.
Important Information in Case of an Emergency
Online registration when travelling abroad: Travel Admin
Specific information on the Provinces covered by this Consulate General