Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver

Office Building, Canada Place
Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver © FDFA


Travel information

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.


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

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. 

On-line visa application and on-line appointment system

Newsletter - Western Canada

The Event + Culture Newsletter published by the Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver, informs about events with a Swiss connection in Western Canada.

Events – Western Canada

Find upcoming events presented by the Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver and local partners in Western Canada.