Online desk for Swiss nationals residing abroad

The logo of the FDFA’s online desk in four languages
Using the FDFA’s online consular services while abroad. © FDFA

Entering your personal details in the Register of the Swiss Abroad, ordering confirmations, announcing civil status matters and subscribing to publications: The FDFA’s online desk offers Swiss nationals abroad the opportunity to request services from the comfort of their homes.

Questionnaire for Swiss nationals abroad

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The Consular Directorate is gearing up for the future: please tell us your needs and expectations as a Swiss national living abroad.
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The FDFA’s online desk simplifies correspondence between Swiss nationals residing abroad and their Swiss representation. The representation is also available for questions about the FDFA’s online desk. Once you have opened an account you can enter your personal details online in the Register of the Swiss Abroad. Once you have registered, you can:

  • View your personal details.
  • Order and pay for a confirmation of your registration and nationality.
  • Announce civil status matters such as marriages, births, adoptions, changes of names, deaths, etc.
  • Announce changes of address.
  • Update contact details (phone, email, etc.).
  • Order publications (Swiss Review, the representation’s newsletter).
  • Contact your representation

The two possibilities for registering with the FDFA’s online desk:

Problems with logging in?

If you encounter difficulties with logging in please contact the representation abroad responsible for you.