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Helpline FDFA

The Helpline FDFA deals as central contact point with matters relating to consular services.

365 days a year
around the clock

Tel. from Switzerland:
0800 24-7-365
Tel. from abroad:
+41 800 24-7-365
Fax: +41 31 322 78 66

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http://www.eda.admin.ch/eda/en/home/serv/form.html Contact form
http://www.eda.admin.ch/eda/en/home/dfa/orgcha/sectio/condir/sercit/hlplne.html Helpline FDFA

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Entering Switzerland

Foreign nationals who wish to enter Switzerland must observe the entry and customs regulations. In any case, they must be in possession of a valid travel document recognized by the Swiss authorities. In addition, a visa is required in certain cases.

Detailed information is available from the Federal Office for Migration (FOM), Swiss representations abroad and the competent cantonal authorities.