The fees are set out in Article 46 and Annex 2 of the Ordinance on Identity Documents for Swiss Nationals (SR 143.116). These are payable in the currency determined by the Swiss representation.
|Type of document||Validity||Document fee
|Postage (Switzerland to Embassy||Total amount to pay in ETB|
|Passport adult (Age 18 & older)||10 years||6 160.00||400.00*||6'560.00|
|Passport and ID card adult||10 years||6'510.00||800.00*||7'310.00|
|ID card adult||10 years||2'860.00||400.00*||3'260.00|
|Passport child (age under 18)||5 years||2'640.00||400.00*||3'040.00|
|Passport and ID card child||5 years||2'990.00||800.00*||3'790.00|
|ID card child||5 years||1'320.00||400.00*||1'720.00|
|Temporary passport adult & child||max. 12 months||4'400.00||4'400.00|
The passport 10 and the ID card are posted separately (different places of production)
*These delivery fees are for forwarding from the place of production in Switzerland to the Swiss representation abroad or to the holder of the identity document abroad.
Fees and Validity
The fees are due in local currency (ETB) at the prevailing exchange rate and do not include postage fees (CHF 9.00 per document).
The Swiss representation reserves the right to adapt the amounts at any time in relation to exchange rate fluctuations.
Ordinance on Identity Documents for Swiss Nationals (de, fr, it) (VAwG; SR 143.11).