Embassy of Switzerland in France

Embassy of Switzerland in Paris
Embassy of Switzerland in Paris © OFCL-Photo / Renaud Sterchi

Important message concerning access to the counters of our representation

Following the latest measures of the French and Swiss authorities in order to delay the propagation of COVID-19, access to the counters of our representation will, until further notice, be strictly limited to emergency cases that cannot be dealt with remotely (in such cases, you must imperatively book a meeting in advance by telephone).

Given the current extraordinary circumstances, we want to assure you that even if personal access to our counters is temporarily interrupted, we continue to address, as effectively as possible, your specific requests by email at paris.chancellerie@eda.admin.ch or by telephone at +33 1 49 55 67 00.

Outside business hours, please contact the FDFA Helpline by email at helpline@eda.admin.ch or by telephone at +41 800 24 7 365 or +41 58 465 33 33.

Novel Coronavirus

For information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the local authorities (Ministère des Solidarités et de la Santé)  and the recommendations of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland (FOPH) informs in regards to the Novel Coronavirus and publishes travel advice accordingly.

The Travel Advice FDFA (in German, French and Italian) offers travelers basic information for travel preparation by informing on possible risks and certain precautions. They are to be considered as a complementary source of information.

For urgent requests, kindly contact the FOPH Helpline (Tel. +41 58 463 00 00) or contact the Swiss representations in France directly.

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy



A greeting from the Ambassador


Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...

Embassy’s tasks

The embassy represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture.

The embassy premises

Hôtel de Besenval


The Swiss embassy publishes a newsletter containing information on culture, science and politics

Swiss Business Hub France

The Swiss Business Hub France links Swiss enterprises with French trading partners and supports French companies in the creation process of subsidiaries in Switzerland.

Detailed information can be found on the French page.