Embassy of Switzerland in the United States of America

The embassy premises in Washington
The embassy premises in Washington © Adrien Barakat

Information regarding new corona virus (Novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV)

On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to be a public health emergency of international concern.

The national and international health authorities are monitoring the development of the situation, informing the population and recommending precautionary measures, if necessary.

We advise our citizens living and travelling in the US to observe the information and recommendations of the World Health Organization WHO, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH. Please also consult the "Focus Corona Virus" in the FDFA's travel advice.

What we do

Through the Embassy, the Consulates General, the Swiss Business Hub USA and the offices of swissnex, Switzerland promotes exchange between Switzerland and the US in the fields of business, politics, science, technology and culture.

For Swiss living in the United States the Embassy and the Consulates General offer services of administrative matters and consular protection. 

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.

About us and our different departments

The Swiss Ambassador

A greeting from the Swiss Ambassador

The White House Tours

Information on White House Tours for Swiss citizens visiting Washington D.C.

Services

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

Public holidays

The Swiss representations are closed on the listed dates

Switzerland and the United States of America

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

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees

Newsletter

Stay informed about Swiss-US interests and relations in the fields of innovation, science and technology, economic affairs, democracy, the arts and lifestyle

News

Local and international news and events related to the country