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Dear Visitors,

It is a great pleasure to welcome you to the website of the Consulate General of Switzerland in Atlanta.

The main tasks of this Consulate General are to represent the interests of Switzerland and to serve the Swiss community in our corresponding jurisdiction which consists of eleven states in the southeastern part of the United States and the Cayman Islands.

On our website, you will find quick and informative answers to your inquiries about Switzerland, a multicultural country with approx. 8 million inhabitants located in the heart of Europe. If you are planning to travel to Switzerland for tourism, work or study, take a look at our page on Visa and Entry to Switzerland:

Visa & entry to Switzerland

If you are Swiss citizen looking for information on administrative and consular services, click on the tab for Services:


For commercial, trade or investment inquiries please contact the Swiss Business Hub:


A set of links to other relevant sites within the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and other Departments of the Swiss government can also be accessed here.

I would also like to encourage you to visit our social media links to receive updates and special announcements:

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I hope you will enjoy visiting our website and find it useful. Do not hesitate to contact us with any suggestions, observations or questions.

Thank you for your visit.

Peter Zimmerli
Consul General of Switzerland