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Responsible Office

Responsible Office

If the applicant is resident in Geneva, Ticino, Vaud and Valais please send the documents to our office in: Geneva

Applicants from all the other cantons, please send the 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

2 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

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

 

Travel confirmation

  • Copy of flight confirmation for entry and departure
  • Copy of the hotel confirmation

 

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

Power of authority
In order for AVS to obtain the visa, we need an authorization from the traveler (see template) 

Tourist

Tourist

1 Application form
Dully filled and original signed (download)

Original passport
Valid for at least six months beyond return date

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

Proof of financial evidence
Bank statements over the last 3 months

Travel confirmation

  • Copy of flight confirmation for entry and departure
  • Copy of the hotel confirmation

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

Power of authority
In order for AVS to obtain the visa, we need an authorization from the traveler (see template) 

Processing time

Processing time

5 - 10 working days

 

Information

Information

Collection in Bern:
Each applicant must pick up the visa personally in Bern. You can send us all the documents, we check the documents for you and apply for the visa at the consulate. We will inform you when you can pick up your passport with visa at the consulate.

Collection in Geneva:
No personal appearance required.

Documents

Documents

Application form

PDF

Order form

PDF

Pricelist

PDF

Our locations

(Please do not use as delivery address for registered mail)

Office Zurich >

AVS allvisumservice GmbH
Gartenstrasse 15
CH - 8302 Kloten

Office Bern >

AVS allvisumservice GmbH
Eigerstrasse 66
CH - 3007 Bern

Office Geneva >

AVS allvisumservice GmbH
Rue des Falaises 10
CH - 1205 Geneva

Office Arbon >

AVS allvisumservice GmbH
Industriestrasse 12
CH - 9320 Arbon