Embassy of Switzerland in the Netherlands
Due to the Coronavirus, we ask that you make an appointment for any kind of request, and that you do not arrive without such an appointment.
Please note that non-urgent consular business may not be prioritized and may have to be postponed to a later date (this applies to visa issues, civil rights applications, civil status matters, etc.).
Since the telephone lines are overloaded, we kindly ask that you send your inquiries by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your understanding.
Novel Coronavirus - COVID19
News: As of June 26 2021 entry into Switzerland will be made easier: The quarantine requirement will be lifted in principle for people entering from the Schengen area. The testing obligation only applies to those arriving by air.
All persons entering Switzerland must comply with Switzerland's border sanitary measures. The interactive Travelcheck shows you which measures apply to you.
Further information can be found on the website of the Federal Office of Public Health:
For information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the local authorities and the recommendations of the World Health Organisation WHO.
On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland (FHPO) informs in regards to the Novel Coronavirus and publishes travel advice accordingly.
The Travel Advice FDFA (in German, French and Italian) offers travelers basic information for travel preparation by informing on possible risks and certain precautions. They are to be considered as a complementary source of information.
For urgent requests, kindly contact the Embassy in the Netherlands / The Hague at +31 70 364 28 31.
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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.
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Services and visa
All consular services and visa support for residents of the countries listed below are provided by the Regional Consular Centre Benelux The Hague. Information can be found on the websites concerned:
Detailed information can be found on the German page.