Consulate General of Switzerland in Milano


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FAQ MAECI - Frequently Asked Questions published by the Ministero degli Esteri

The Consulate general is closed but remains available by phone at the number +39 02 77 79 161 and by e-mail at

Certificate of life OASI
Due to the pandemic COVID-19, the Central Compensation Office (CCO) in Geneva will exceptionally accept the certificate of life to be filled out and signed by the social security holder himself/herself. The certificate can then be sent directly to the CCO by e-mail at the following address:


Information for Swiss travellers

AS OF MARCH 16TH 2020, THE FEDERAL COUNCIL RECOMMENDS TO ALL SWISS TRAVELLERS ABROAD TO RETURN TO THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE, as long as it is still possible, by commercial or private means of transport. Swiss travellers abroad are requested to register on the App Travel Admin.




Swiss Centre in Piazza Cavour
Swiss Consulate in Milan © FDFA

The Consulate General of Switzerland is located in the Swiss Center, overlooking Piazza Cavour in the heart of Milan. The Center, designed by the Swiss architect Armin Meili, was inaugurated in 1952. The place of Milan, together with that of Paris, is the oldest permanent site in Switzerland, opened after the creation of the Helvetic Republic in 1798.


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

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees

Swiss Business Hub Italy

The Swiss Business Hub supports small and medium-sized enterprises from Switzerland and Liechtenstein in Italy and is the key contact point for internationalization.


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