National visa for a stay of more than 90 days

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Implementation of directive 2 about preventative measures against the coronavirus (COVID-19-Verordnung 2) and procedure with regard to entry/exit into and out of the Schengen Zone

The Federal Council has decided to stop issuing Schengen and national visas until June 15, 2020.

Therefore, as of March 19, 2020, the Swiss representations in the US will no longer accept any applications for Schengen visas (stay of up to 90 days) and national visas (stay of more than 90 days). For further information please visit: SEM

Do I need a national visa?

ID and visa provisions according to nationality for a stay of more than 90 days

Where to apply for a national visa?

List of authorities competent for your visa application according to your place of residence

Which documents should I submit with a national visa application?

Requested documentation to submit with your application for a stay of more than 90 days

National visa fees

Information regarding the national visa fees