Citizens of some countries are exempted from the requirement for a visa to enter the Schengen Area for a short stay or transit: Nationals of the European Economic Area - the EEA includes the 28 Member States of the European Union as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway; No visa is required for a short stay of less than 3 months as part of a trip for tourist or business purposes (no work allowed) for citizens of some countries. The holders of a blue or red United Nations “laissez-passer” travel document, whatever their nationality, are exempted from short-stay visas for Switzerland; and Vietnamese nationals holding a diplomatic passport are exempted from short-stay visas for Switzerland.
Applicants who submit their visa application at TLScontact Hanoi will have their application file sent to the Consulate General of Switzerland in Ho Chi Minh City for instruction.
LIST OF COUNTRIES ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE SWITZERLAND VISA
Citizens of countries are allowed a maximum stay of 90 days in any 180-day period:
Europe: Austria, Italy, Belgium, Latvia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Croatia, Luxembourg, Malta, Czech, Republic Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, Estonia, Finland, Romania, France, Slovakia, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Spain, Hungary, Sweden, Ireland, United Kingdom, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey, Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Serbia, Ukraine, Vatican City, United Kingdom British nationals who are not EU citizens.
Asia : Brunei, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Palau, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Timor Leste, United Arab Emirates.
Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.
America: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Mauritius, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.
TYPE OF SWITZERLAND VISAS
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR SWITZERLAND VISA APPLICATION
All visitors to Switzerland must submit:
For business purpose providing the following documents
For tourist purpose providing the following documents
For retired person and Student under 18 years old, please provide the following documents
VALIDITY OF VISA
For tourist and business visa with short Stay less than 90 days, single entry
The Swiss tourist visa for staying less than 90 days/three months is the short-stay Schengen visa, which allows entry to the whole Schengen area, including Switzerland, for up to 90 days in a 180-day period.
It takes from 2 to 3 weeks
WHERE YOU CAN APPLY YOUR VISA
You can apply in TLScontact Hanoi or TLScontact Ho Chi Minh City regardless of your residence location in Vietnam.
TLS Contact Ho Chi Minh
L08 - 12Ath Floor, Vincom Dong Khoi Building.
72 Le Thanh Ton and 45A Ly Tu Trong, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
TLS Contact Ha Noi
17th Floor, Capital Tower,
109 Tran Hung Dao street, Cua Nam ward, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi.
For further information, please contact us
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5th Floor | Avenis Building | 145 Dien Bien Phu Street, District 1 | Ho Chi Minh City | Vietnam
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