Employee/business partner of the Accredited company

You are the employee or the business partners of Swiss/Russian company accredited at the Swiss Business Hub. And wish to go to Switzerland for business.



Original of passport

Passport, which must be valid for at least three months after the date when the holder leaves the Schengen area, containing at least two empty pages and issued within the previous 10 years.

Old passport

If you have Schengen visas issued during the past three years in the old passport, it is recommended to submit either the annulled/old passport or at least copies of the 2 last Schengen visas and the page with the personal data of that passport with your application.

Two identity photos

2 identical, recent passport photographs, meeting Schengen photo requirements (one glued on the application form, the other attached).

Schengen application form

Duly completed (in German, French, Italian or English), dated and signed by the applicant in person. The visa application form is available on the Forms page. In case of minors (below the age of 18), the application form needs to be signed by at least one of their parents or the person exercising legal guardianship.

Medical insurance policy

  1. The travel insurance should be valid for Schengen area if you apply for short stay visa.
  2. The insurance must cover the minimum amount of 30,000.00 Euro (coverage: repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention, emergency hospital treatment and transportation of the body in case of death).
  3. The insurance should cover the whole period of your stay in Schengen area. If the visa is requested with a longer validity and multiple entries, the travel insurance only needs to cover the first trip. With the 2nd signature on the application form (page 4), the applicant confirms to be aware that for all future trips he/she will also need the necessary travel insurance.
  4. List of Insurance companies accredited with the visa section of the Embassy of Switzerland.

Invitation letter (Business)

The invitation letter from company in Switzerland containing the following information:

  • Name, first name, sex, nationality and date of birth of the invited person
  • Purpose and duration of the visit
  • Number of entries

The letter must be signed by persons authorized to do so according to the Swiss commercial register (“Handelsregister”).

Dispatch letter from the accredited company

Dispatch letter from the accredited company signed by persons authorized to do so according to the signature-example in the accreditation file in the visa section.

Copy of internal passport Copies of pages concerning the applicant’s biodata, issued international passports, marital status and registration in Russia
Declaration of consent for the use of couriers Please click here to download the form, complete it and attach with all your documentation.

Consent for processing of personal data

Please click here to download the form, completed according to the internal passport and attach with all your documentation.

DHL Declaration

For applying documents by post, please click here to download the form, complete it and attach with all your documentation.

Copy of representative ID


Original and copy of the Accreditation card