Know Your Visa Type

Short Stay Visa

Short Stay visa entitles an applicant, who does not hold a residence permit, to stay in Switzerland for an uninterrupted period or a total of successive periods of stays that does not exceed 90 days in every six months since the date of first entry. Switzerland is one of the 26 European countries forming the Schengen Area which have no border controls between them.

In case of transit visas, the duration is authorized in accordance with the period of stay required for the transit.

Schengen Common Information

Long Stay Visa

Long Stay Visa include the categories where the duration of stay in Switzerland is more than 90 days.


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