Visa Information


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SWITZERLAND
MONDAY TO FRIDAY
 
 Visa Requirements
Business

1. Validty of the Passport atleast six months from date of travel

2. One Visa application form completed and signed by the applicant.

3. Two recent photos with white background (size 35x40 mm in width; close-up 80% of the photograph)

4. A letter from your employer stating your position, your length of service, the reason for your visit and, if your expenses are being covered by your employer

5. A copy of the invitation letter from the host organisation on its business letterhead has to be sent directly to the embassy on +91 11 26870652 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting +9111 26870652  end_of_the_skype_highlighting or by e-mail at visa@ndh.rep.admin.ch

6. Visas for UK and U.S.A to be obtained first in case the applicant visits any of these countries before Switzerland/Schengen Countries.

7.If you have been refused a visa by an Embassy or High Commission in the last 2 years: Written explanation about reason for trip and refusal.

8. Overseas Medical Insurance policy
o Minimum coverage of 30,000 Euro per person

9. A copy of the confirmed return ticket to India or confirmation of reservation.

10. Personal and company’s Income Tax Returns (for the last 2 years) and bank statements for the latest 3 months.

11.For employees: salary slips, salary bank account statements (latest 3 months) and personal income Tax Returns for the last 2 years.

12.Business correspondence Qualification certificates, company’s registration, partnership deed, proof of proprietorship etc.

7-10 Working Days

Tourist
1. Validty of the Passport atleast six months from date of travel

2. One Visa application form completed and signed by the applicant.

3. Two recent photos with white background (size 35x40 mm in width; close-up 80% of the photograph)

4. A covering letter on a business letterhead from your employer/company stating your position and the length of your service and no objection certificate for the planned trip to Switzerland/Schengen countries, mentioning the dates and the purpose of the trip.

5. If an applicant is submitting the applications of his/her family, then all applications must have a copy of the covering letter.

6. Evidence of sufficient financial means and proof of accommodation in Switzerland/Schengen Countries (e.g. hotel confirmation, bookings of the entire stay, receipt of paid package tour).

7. A copy of the confirmed return ticket to India or confirmation of reservation.

8. Visas for UK and U.S.A to be obtained first in case the applicant visits any of these countries before Switzerland/Schengen Countries.

9.Personal & company’s Income Tax Returns for last 2 years

10.Latest 3 months personal & company’s bank statements

11. Business registration certificate/Partnership Deed/Proof of proprietorship.

12.For employees: Latest 3 months salary slips and salary bank account statements.

13. For children (under 18 years of age) travelling alone, an authorisation letter signed by both parents with their passports or a notarised affidavit signed by both parents is required

14. A copy of the identity card and no objection certificate from the school, institute or college for the planned trip to Switzerland mentioning the dates of the trip.

15. A copy and original marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriages of the concerned State, duly legalised by the competent State Home Ministry or names of spouses endorsed on the passports

16. If you have been refused a visa by an Embassy or High Commission in the last 2 years: Refusal notice or a written explanation about reason for trip and refusal is to be submitted.

17. Overseas Medical Insurance policy.
o Minimum coverage of 30,000 Euro per person

IF PAX VISITING RELATIVES OR FRIENDS
Required documents (from the host / sponsor)

(a) An invitation letter (either to be sent by fax directly to this Embassy on 0091-11-2687 0652 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            0091-11-2687 0652      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or by e-mail at visa@ndh.rep.admin.ch) by the host in Switzerland mentioning name, duration of stay, guarantee of expenses(for example, latest 3 months bank statement and salary slips) along with copy of Swiss/Indian passport, OCI and residence permit.

(b) A Declaration of guarantee form may be given if the financial situation is not sufficient.

Time Taken:5-7 Working Days