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

From 2 June 2020, the counters of this representation will once again be accessible, provided that an appointment has been booked in advance by telephone on +33 1 49 55 67 00. Until then, access to the counters will remain restricted to emergency cases that cannot be settled remotely (if this is the case, you must book an appointment in advance by telephone).

In the meantime, you can of course send us your specific requests by e-mail at paris.chancellerie@eda.admin.ch.

Please note: You will only be able to submit your visa applications from 15 June 2020, provided that you have previously booked an appointment with the visa section (paris.visa@eda.admin.ch or +33 1 49 55 67 00).

In emergency cases 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.