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All Visa applications for United Kingdom should be submitted at the Swiss Visa application center situated in London, Manchester, Edinburgh or Cardiff. The applicant must visit in person as fingerprints will be taken and it will be assessed by the Embassy of Switzerland, London (Monday to Friday 10.00 AM to 11.30 AM, except on Swiss and British public holidays)

Since Swiss follows the Schengen and Dublin agreements, which was introduced in 12th December 2008, Switzerland representations abroad are capable to issue specific types of visa, depending on the need of the purposive stay in the county.

To book an appointment with the Embassy of Swiss, the Regional Consular Centre in London call VFS Global helpline +44 (0) 20 7426 6654.

National visa - 90 days stay

For a person willing to visit Swiss for a short time period within 90 - 180 days. It is subject to the cantonal migration authority authorization capabilities for the intended residence place. For instance, family reunification, long term study, marriage in Swiss, etc.

Spouse permit

Student permit

Diplomatic permit

Authorized work permit

Visa for internship in an international organization

Schengen Visa - 90 Days

If a person is willing to enter Swiss for a short time period within 90 - 180 days. For instance, tourism, visit to friends or relatives, short term studies, participating in a conference or for a cultural or sport events etc

EU spouse visa

Diplomatic Visa

Visa for Invitation through international organizations (E.g. U.S.A)

For more details visit the VFS Global

Airport transit visa

For candidates of specific countries who need a transit visa even if they are willing to stay in the international transit area of the airport and don’t enter the Schengen territory

Labour or work permit visa

Admission to work on Swiss is subject to the authorization. The entry is allowed only when requested authorizations have been offered.