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Embassy of Switzerland in Canberra, Australia

Swiss Embassy in Canberra is the official representation of Switzerland in Australia.  The Embassy represents Switzerland's interests in: Australia, Papua New Guinea, Kiribati, Nauru, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.

  • Embassy Address

    7, Melbourne Avenue
    Forrest, ACT 2603
  • Telephone

  • +61 2 6250 5600
  • Email

  • [email protected]
  • Office Hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Friday: 9:00 am - 11:30 am

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Location map of the Embassy of Switzerland in Canberra, Australia


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The following is a brief listing of services offered at the Embassy of Switzerland in Canberra, Australia.

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Registration of marriage, birth, and death
  • Authentication of documents
  • Emergency consular assistance
  • Civil registration

Head of Mission

Mrs Caroline Bichet-Anthamatten, Ambassador

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to Switzerland without a visa. The most common types of Switzerland visas are the following.

  • Schengen visa for a stay of up to 90 days
  • National visa for a stay of more than 90 days
  • Airport transit visa
  • Work visa

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Besides Embassy of Switzerland in Canberra, Australia Switzerland also has 7 representations in the following cities of Australia:

All diplomatic missions of Switzerland in Australia

Diplomatic missions of Switzerland in neighbouring countries/regions of Australia:

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This page was last edited on 13 November 2022 at 03:25 PM (EST).