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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

Legalization

For your document to be valid abroad, it must be certified or legalized by authorities and official representations. We will provide you with the necessary stamps and seals at the State and / or Federal Chancellery, the Chamber of Commerce, the Notary, the Chambre Arabo and the Embassy.

Please contact us, if necessary, which documents are required: Tel 0848 55 00 55

Hague Convention

Whether a country has joined the Hague Convention can be found here.

Fees:

  • Embassy: 49 CHF for the first document, each additional document: 20 CHF

  • Consulate General China Zurich: 99 CHF for the first document, each additional document: 20 CHF

  • Chancelery *:  39 CHF for the first document, each additional document: 15 CHF

  • Notary **: 39 CHF for the first document, each additional document: 15 CHF

  • Chamber of Commerce: 49 CHF for the first document, each additional document: 20 CHF

  • Express service for documents arriving after 9 am, against additional charges


* Federal Chancery + Embassy Combine: 10 CHF discount on office fees
** Notary, law firm + Embassy: 20 CHF discount on notary fees

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