Tasks and objectives:
The Consular and Administrative Services Section acts as a link between the Swiss residing in the Embassy's consular district and their home country: it registers newly-arrived Swiss citizens, issues passports and other documents of identification and provides assistance to Swiss tourists in need. Furthermore, the Section issues visas for residents of the People’s Republic of China, DPRK and Mongolia travelling to Switzerland. The section also fulfils the administrative functions within the Embassy's operations.
The consular district of the Swiss Embassy in Beijing includes all Provinces of the People’s Republic of China - except: Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui (Swiss Consulate in Shanghai) and Guangdong, Fujian, Hainan, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi (Swiss Consulate in Guangzhou) - and the countries of Mongolia and North Korea.