Swiss Embassy in Baku


Swiss Embassy in BakuAzerbaijan is a strong bond of communication between Switzerland Government and Azerbaijan.




Head of Mission: Mr Philipp Stalder, Ambassador

Embassy/Consulate Appointment or Contact Information Swiss Embassy in Baku : Before visit make an appointment

Appointment Booking

Before visiting the embassy, please book an appointment. Embassy offices may remain closed during Azerbaijan and Switzerland holidays. Make a phone call to confirm the opening hours since the opening hours may be affected due to the ongoing global pandemic.

You can make an appointment through either a phone call or email . You are advised for more details. Please check the consulate website for the inquiries contact form. A contact form for inquiries can be found on the consulate website.

Switzerland Consulates in Azerbaijan may organize/prioritize an Appointment for Switzerland residents or have committed support.

Consular/Embassy Services

Ensuring the safety and protection of Switzerland citizens in Azerbaijan is the foremost responsibility of the embassy. The Switzerland embassy in Azerbaijan offers passport and visa processing, birth Report, document legalization, and other services. In addition, an embassy may visit their country fellows in jails and assist the families and friends in the death of their relative(s).

Visa/Passports Services
The embassy facilitates visa and passport issuance services to visit Switzerland for travel/tourism or business purposes, meeting family or friends, seeking job opportunities, and/or making an investment. If you want to apply for the Long Stay/employment Visas, contact the above mentioned phone numbers.

http://www.eda.admin.ch/baku,.

Visa types granted by Switzerland are;

  • Switzerland Short-term Swiss visas
  • Switzerland Airport transit Swiss visa
  • Switzerland Swiss tourist/visitor visa
  • Switzerland Business visa
  • Switzerland Medical visa
  • Switzerland Swiss visa for cultural, sport, religious, or film events
  • Switzerland Official visit visa
  • Switzerland Short-term study visa
  • Switzerland Non-immigrant Swiss visas
  • Switzerland Student visas
  • Switzerland Temporary worker visas
  • Switzerland Non-immigrant family visas
  • Switzerland Immigrant Swiss visas
  • Switzerland Family reunion visas
  • Switzerland Work visas
  • Switzerland Business visas
  • Switzerland Retirement visa
  • Switzerland Asylum-seekers and refugees in Switzerland
  • Switzerland Residence and citizenship in Switzerland

Requirements for Visa

The following requirements must be met for Switzerland Visa

  • Signed ad Valid Passport
  • A filled-out application form
  • Photographs (no more than three months older, must have a white background, no glasses)
  • Identification Card
  • Business Cover Letter/ Intent Letter (for those intending to do business or make an investment in the country)
  • Invitation letter from Switzerland sponsor (To validate your travel purpose and accommodation)
  • Letter of Authorization
  • Switzerland Ministry of Foreign Affairs Letter

Following are the Visa application form filling guide

  • Personal details (Full name, dob, place of birth, country, occupation, and gender)
  • Contact details (Phone number, email, permanent address)
  • Passport details (passport number, passport issue date, passport expiry date)
  • Travel details (date intended for arrival and accommodation address)

Visa processing time

An applicant must apply for a visa 5-7 days before the travel date, as 5-7 days is the visa processing time. If a person needs an urgent Visa in case, the applicant receives his Visa in just three hours.

Travel Insurance for Azerbaijan
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Relationship between Azerbaijan and Switzerland

On December 21, 1991, the Republic of Azerbaijan was recognized as an independent state Switzerland. The diplomatic relations between these countries were established on November 16, 1994. While Switzerland has an embassy in Azerbaijan located in Baku, Azerbaijan is yet to open one in Switzerland. However, the country is planning to open an embassy in Switzerland soon.

 

Travel restrictions due to Covid-19

  • Official documents of the relevant country
  • COVID-19 passport issued after completion of vaccination for the passengers over the age of 18
  • Recovery form for the passengers over the age of 18
  • PCR test showing a negative result taken no more than 72 hours before the flight should be brought along.

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