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Restrictions for travellers due to the Corona Virus

Various countries have issued temporary entry bans or at least entry restrictions for various citizens.

Most embassies also do not issue a visa if the traveller has recently travelled to one of the following countries: China, Iran, South Korea, Japan, Germany, Italy, Spain and France.

Please note that new restrictions are currently being introduced daily and AVS does not have all the information from the embassies and the expected restrictions.

More details can be found here: NEWS

Angola

Responsible Office

Responsible Office

Please send all your documents to our office in: Bern

Business

Business

1 Application form
Dully filled and original signed (download)

Original passport
Valid for at least six months beyond return date

1 passport photo

Biometric and in color (see photo criteria)

Invitation letter

Invitation letter on company letterhead, stamped and signed. The letter must specify:

  • Data from the invited person
  • Traveldates
  • Reason for the trip

Alvara & Diario
From the company in Angola

Letter of introduction
from the applicant's employer in Switzerland, stamped and signed. The letter must specify:

  • Data from the traveling person
  • Travel dates
  • Reason for the trip
  • Confirmation to cover the travel expenses

Personal writing
From the traveler with signature. The letter must include such as:

  • Data of the traveler
  • Traveldates
  • Reason for the trip

Vaccination record
Copy of yellow fever vaccination certificate

Travel confirmation
Copy of flight confirmation for entry and departure

Residence permit
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein

Tourist

Tourist

1 Application form
Dully filled and original signed (download)

Original passport
Valid for at least six months beyond return date

1 passport photo
Biometric and in color (see photo criteria)

Personal writing
From the traveler with signature. The letter must include such as:

  • Data of the traveler
  • Traveldates
  • Reason for the trip

Vaccination record
Copy of yellow fever vaccination certificate

Proof of financial evidence
Bank statements over the last 3 months

Travel confirmation
Copy of flight confirmation for entry and departure

Residence permit
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein

Processing time

Processing time

5 - 10 working days


Information

Information

Since the beginning of 2017, every applicant must apply in person at the consulate. During the appointment, the fingerprints will be taken, these must be made for every application. During this period the visa can be obtained via AVS without personal application.
Appointments are always possible on Monday and Tuesday mornings without registration.
You are welcome to submit the documents for a pre-check. On request we can accompany the applicant to the appointment. Or simply book our VIP/transfer service here. Once the visa has been issued, AVS can pick up the passport with the visa and send it back to you.

Processing time

Processing time

5 - 10 working days


Information

Information

Since the beginning of 2017, every applicant must apply in person at the consulate. During the appointment, the fingerprints will be taken, these must be made for every application. During this period the visa can be obtained via BCD without personal application.
Appointments are always possible on Monday and Tuesday mornings without registration.
You are welcome to submit the documents for a pre-check. On request we can accompany the applicant to the appointment. Once the visa has been issued, BCD can pick up the passport with the visa and send it back to you.

Documents

Documents

Application form

PDF

Order form

PDF

Pricelist

PDF