Documents and Visa Types

Please select the purpose of your trip to Switzerland using one of the following visa categories.

1. Short stay

You wish to apply for a Schengen visa and your stay will not exceed 90 days.

2. Long stay (National visa)

TLScontact does not process any kind of long stay visa application for stays that exceed 90 days, including short stay working visa for a duration of less than 90 days (this visa type belongs to the national visa category). The visa applications should be submitted directly to the Embassy of Switzerland in London. Please choose the Swiss Visa Acceptance Centre to register and book an appointment at the Embassy for a national (Type D) visa according to the visa types in this category.

Please be aware that if you are going to Switzerland for an internship in an International Organization, you must contact the Embassy directly via email on london.visa@eda.admin.ch to find out about the requirements regarding documentation you need to submit with your application.