Tourism

Switzerland visa requirements for Indians

Basic Travel Requirements for Indians visiting
Switzerland

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to
apply for a Swiss Visa.


  • An Indian passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (3.5 x 4.5cm) in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • Travel insurance with a coverage of €30,000 for medical insurance to cover entire duration of stay.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

Switzerland Visa for Indians

Facts about Switzerland


Switzerland is a top destination for tourists and business people alike. Banking and finance are major industries in the country and it is little wonder the country has the highest nominal wealth per adult in the world. Tourism is no way abandoned in the country. There are a lot of attractions tourists can visit when they are in the country. Ski resorts and hiking trails are aplenty in the country. The country’s landscape is a sight to behold.
An average of 2.2 million visitors arrives in the country monthly to appreciate the beautiful landscape of the country.
In the city of Ticino, which is the Italian-speaking section of Switzerland, it is a crime to veil ones the face in public places. Doing so could attract a fine between the range of CHF100 to CHF10,000.

Types of Switzerland Visa


Types of VisaProcessing TimeDuration of Stay
Tourist visa2 weeks90 days
Business visa2 weeks90 days
Student visa2 weeksmore than 90 days

General Requirements for Switzerland Visa


  • An Indian passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • Duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (3.5 x 4.5cm) in white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Documentation showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • Travel insurance with a coverage of €30,000 for medical insurance to cover entire duration of stay.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • Copy of travel itinerary.

Switzerland Visa Fees


Tourist visa

160.00 (USD)

Business visa

160.00 (USD)

Student visa

160.00 (USD)

Switzerland Visa Application Centres & Embassies in
India


New Delhi

Swiss Embassy in New Delhi, India — Nyaya Marg Chanakyapuri New Delhi 110021 India

www.eda.admin.ch/newdelhi

[email protected]

(+91) (11) 4995 9500