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Due to COVID-19, special regulations apply to entry into and stay in Switzerland. Holders of a Schengen visas are NOT automatically entitled to enter Switzerland but must respect the travel restrictions in place.
Who can enter Switzerland?
Only if you meet at least one of these requirements you may apply for a visa with TLSContact in Russia..
Important notice: All travelers are responsible for verifying the travel restrictions in place before departure. Please consult the websites below for further information.
The border authorities examine at the time of your entry, whether the legal entry requirements are still met. If you are unable to produce the documents presented for your visa application during this check, you may be refused entry by the border authorities, even if you are in possession of a valid visa.
Travellers who benefit from Covid entry exemptions on must present a valid vaccination certificate or a Covid-19 recovery certificate in English when crossing the border or show proof that they are in a situation of special necessity.
To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck: https://travelcheck.admin.ch.
Recognized vaccines; entry forms; test for non-vaccinated persons; COVID-certificates, etc.: www.bag.admin.ch.
Please be informed that from July 26, 2021 the prices for visa application fees are changed. For more details, please click here.
TLScontact Visa Application Centre is announced that from July 2021 it will be available to apply for a visa on Saturdays using «Prime Time Weekend» service.
For more details about working hours, please follow the link.
Please be informed that from May, 11th 2021 the price of service fee is changed. For more details, please click here
We are happy to announce that the official page of TLScontact was created on Instagram, where important information about the application process, our services and many other useful materials will be published.
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TLScontact Visa Application Centre starts to resume service, and our office in Novosibirsk will be reopening for passport return services from the week of June 29th.
To know which days and times our centre will be open, please check our Address and opening hours page.
You will be required to provide a body temperature reading, wear a mask and respect social distancing guidelines to enter our centre.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Please be informed that from June 8th 2020 the price of visa fee is changed. For more details, please click here.
In light of the current Coronavirus alert, Call Center is closed from April 1st 2020 until further notice. In case of any emergency, applicants may reach us via online message on the Contact us page.
On 18 March 2020, the Swiss Federal Council decided, that entry at the Schengen external borders is generally prohibited with few exceptions. Switzerland follows the practice of the other Schengen states. Until further notice, Switzerland will also no longer issue Schengen visas. National visas will also only be issued in exceptional cases, for example to family members of Swiss citizens with a right of presence in Switzerland who require a visa and to specialists from the health sector.
For additional information, please consult the webpage of the State Secretariat for Migration SEM on https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home.html or the webpage of the responsible Embassy of Switzerland in Russia.
Please be informed that from February 3rd 2020 the price of visa fee is changed. For more details, please click here.
Please be informed that now it is available to purchase travel insurance meeting Schengen requirements in our VAC. Please consult our representatives for more details.
Please be informed that from September 16th 2019 the price of visa fee is changed. For more details, please click here.