Switzerland Visa Requirements and Application Guidelines

Situated in western, central and southern Europe, Switzerland is one of the most developed countries in the world. It is officially known as the Swiss Confederation and ranks at the top globally, in several metrics of national performance.

The country has an area of 41,285 km2 and a population of 8,508,898. It does not have an official capital, but the city of Bern is its de jure capital. Its two largest cities Zürich and Geneva are global cities and economic centres.

Switzerland is a founding member of the European Free Trade Association; however, it is not part of the European Union. It joined the Schengen Area in 2008 since when on, world travellers can enter its territory with a Schengen visa.

For the following questions, please visit: https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/switzerland/visa/

Who Needs a Visa to Enter Switzerland?

What Documents Are Required for a Switzerland Visa Application?

Additional Requirements Based on the Purpose of Entry to Switzerland

How to Apply for Switzerland Visa?

Where to Apply for Switzerland Visa?

Switzerland Visa Processing Time

Switzerland Visa Fees

Switzerland Visa Allowed Stay

Switzerland Visa Extension

Invitation letter Notes:

1. A Letter of Invitation is a proof that your paper submission and registration application are accepted by the conference committee board. It will be stated in English and may help with your visa application. However, it does not guarantee you a visa.

2. Invitation letters will only be issued once your registration and payment have been completed and it will be sent by e-mail.

3. For those who require a visa, please note that the Organizing Committee has no control over the visa application process, or the decision of the visa adjudicator in the embassy or consulate. The conference cannot be responsible for actual visa issuances. The process length varies from individuals, you’re strongly advised to start your application as soon as you can.

4. Should your application be denied, We cannot change the decision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will we engage in discussion or correspondence with the MOFA or the Embassy on behalf of the applicant.