Accredited Company

Mandatory documents


Passport requirements:

  • Should be signed by the applicant;
  • Must be valid for at least 3 months from the date on which you intend to leave the SCHENGEN territory, issued within the previous 10 (ten) years;
  • Should contain at least two empty pages for each applicant (if a child travels with parent in the parent’s passport, there should be 2 blank pages (blank front and back), i.e. 4 blank pages);
  • Without any damages.

Old passport

If there are no Schengen visa in the passport you are submitting with the application, but you had Schengen visa before, it is recommended to submit either the annulled/old passport or at least copies of the 2 last Schengen visa and the page with the personal data of that passport with your application.

Schengen application form

Application form requirements:

  • Duly completed in German, Italian, French or English in the personal account on TLScontact web-site and printed;
  • Dated and signed by the applicant in person. 

In case of minors (below the age of 18), the application form needs to be signed by parents or person exercising legal guardianship.

For family members or groups application form must be filled in for each individual.

Two identity photos

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

Medical insurance policy

The travel insurance requirments:

  • Valid for Schengen area if you apply for short stay visa (only the copy);
  • Your travel insurance must be valid with a minimum coverage of € 30,000 in order to face any expenses that may arise in connection with your repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention, or emergency hospital treatment;
  • 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;
  • List of Insurance companies accredited with the visa section of the Embassy of Switzerland.

Proof of trip purpose

Invitation letter

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.

Other documents

Copy of document proving legal residence in Russia

All non-Russian nationals need to present proof of legal residence in the Russian Federation in line with federal legislation (e.g. residence permit, long-term visa or FMS registration).

This document should be valid for at least 3 (three) months after the planned return from the territory of the Member States or a document proving that the applicant has applied for a renewal of proof of legal residence.

Copy of internal passport

Copies of pages with any stamps (the applicant’s biodata, registration in Russia,marital status, issued international passports, etc.).

Consent for processing of personal data

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

Declaration of consent for the use of couriers

Please click here to download the form, complete it 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.

Submission by representative


Documents can be submistted by representative of Swiss Business Hub (if biometric data enrollment is not required).

Representative’s ID

  • Copy of representative’s ID card issued by the Embassy of Switzerland (if documents are submitted by travel agency).