Apply for VISA to Switzerland

In Saudi Arabia

Schedule an Appointment

Online payment facility will be available with effect from 30 July 2017 for Riyadh and Jeddah Visa Application Centre.

HOW TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT – please read the below information carefully prior to scheduling an appointment

Applicants are requested to ensure all relevant documents are readily available in hand prior to scheduling an appointment.

Schengen Visa (Category C) for Short-term stays in the Schengen Area: Booking through an ONLINE - Appointment-System is required in order to apply for your visa at Visa Application Centre.

SCHENGEN VISA (Category C – Short-term): Guidelines on how to schedule an Appointment

  • Applications may be submitted 90days in advance to the travel date, appointment dates are available accordingly.
  • Applicant should pay the VFS service fee thru Online while booking an appointment.
  • Applicant pays the Visa Fees at the visa application centre.

Steps to schedule an appointment for Short Stay (Category C) visa

Every applicant applying for a Schengen visa to travel to Switzerland for a short term has to appear in person to hand in the application at the Schengen Visa Application Centre. The visa application procedure usually takes approximately 20 minutes per application. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted hence please refer to the checklist to prepare your documentation. Please schedule your appointment keeping these guidelines in mind.

The following information needs to be available before you start scheduling:

  1. Your current and valid passport.
  2. Relevant supporting documents based on your Visa Category.
  3. Email address.
  4. Mobile or alternate landline telephone number

Please follow the steps listed below to schedule an appointment:

  1. Click Schedule an appointment to go to the appointment scheduling page.
  2. Enter the number of applicants applying together
  3. Enter all details of the applicant and the visa category you wish to apply for and click submit.
  4. The appointment calendar will appear once you press continue and available dates will appear highlighted. Please note dates are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  5. Select the preferred date and time and press submit
  6. Online service fee payment.
  7. Please print the appointment letter legibly on a clear paper and carry it to the Visa Application Centre on the scheduled date 10 minutes before your scheduled time along with your visa application pack. Applicants who arrive late might be asked to wait until other applicants have been served or most likely to schedule a new appointment depending on the number of applicants waiting.

Rescheduling an appointment:

You are allowed to reschedule your appointment twice and up to 1 working day prior to your scheduled date.

Further change in date will be considered as a fresh appointment and a new service charge will be applicable.

Cancelling an appointment:

Appointments can be cancelled only 2 days prior to the scheduled date.
In order to make a new appointment, service charge payment will be applicable.

Terms and conditions

The service charges are non-refundable in the following situations and a new appointment will have to be scheduled:

  • If you miss your appointment on the scheduled date.
  • If you are delayed for your appointment and cannot be accommodated on the same day.
  • If your application is incomplete as per the guidelines and the application cannot be accepted
  • If you are unable to proceed with your appointment as you have selected the Visa Application Centre location incorrectly.
  • If you decide not to proceed with the application.
  • If you cancel your appointment.

Please click on the below link to book your appointment:- Click here