Embassy of Switzerland in Pakistan

Swiss Embassy Islamabad
Swiss Embassy Islamabad © FDFA

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


Information for Swiss travellers and residents of Pakistan and Afghanistan

If you have to travel at the moment, please check the entry requirements and pandemic situation of your destination and, if applicable, transit country by consulting the relevant Embassy or Ministry of Health before you leave.

The travel advice of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) provides information about possible risks and precautions. Please also refer to the Focus novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

It is strongly recommended for all travelers to register their trip in the Travel Admin App of the DFA.

The Federal Office of Public Health provides information on the general situation in Switzerland, amongst other issues, details on the mandatory quarantine.


Information regarding consular services (including visa)

In order to limit the risk of infection, consular services at the counter will, until further notice, only be provided at a previously agreed time.

Schengen visas (for a short stay of less than 90 days, type C) are currently not issued. For more information and exceptions, please consult the website of the State Secretariat for Migration SEM.

National visas (for a long-term stay of more than 90 days, type D) are processed under certain conditions. Applications for student visas can be resubmitted from 14.09.2020. In any case, please contact our visa section to make an appointment if you wish to apply. Applications for family reunion will be possible again towards the end of September. Please contact the civil status section for inquiries and to make an appointment.

For inquiries and appointments regarding all other consular services, please use this email.

Switzerland and Pakistan

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy


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


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