• Registration/deregistration at the Swiss representation
  • Applications for identity cards and passports
  • Civil status affairs (births, marriages, divorces, etc.)
  • Notification of change of address
  • Naturalisation
  • Visas

Swiss representations

Citizens of Switzerland and Liechtenstein who find themselves in an emergency situation abroad may contact a Swiss representation to ask for help and advice, or they can call the FDFA Helpline. 

Consular protection (fr)

You can easily carry out consular procedures from your home using the online desk.

Online desk FDFA
Using the FDFA’s online consular services while abroad. © FDFA

Last update 28.03.2022


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