The Embassy of Switzerland in the UAE is pleased to announce that VFS Global has been chosen as the service provider for managing the visa application submission in the UAE. Visa applications must be submitted at the Swiss Visa Application Centres in Dubai or Abu Dhabi. All applications will be assessed by the Embassy of Switzerland in Abu Dhabi.
Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and Long Term Visa Types helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.
Step 3 Applicants should fill the Download Forms corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the Download Forms by visiting the nearest Switzerland Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.
For kind attention of our Switzerland Visa Application Customers
Owing to the ongoing global COVID-19 developments, our Helpline Services have been currently suspended until further notice.
For the kind attention of our Switzerland visa customers in United Arab Emirates
Owing to the ongoing global COVID-19 developments, our Switzerland Visa Application Centres in United Arab Emirates will not be accepting visa applications for processing until 15 June 2020.
For more updates, we request our customers to check our website (www.vfsglobal.com) or the Embassy/Consulate website.
We appreciate your understanding.
Once the fingerprints have been collected, you are in general not required to re-submit them for the next 59 months. In that case, you need to prove that your fingerprints were taken (provide a copy of the visa at the application for which your fingerprints were taken), otherwise you can request that your fingerprints are collected again.”
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