FAQ – Frequently asked questions

Entry

Please note that the general visa and entry procedure is described in detail in our information sheet:

  
1. General information on entry and visa procedures

Vistor’s visa – period of validity

  
If you are travelling on a visitor’s visa, you may stay in Switzerland for up to 90 days in any 180-day period. After this, you must leave the Schengen area and reapply.

You do not have a legal right to a visitor’s visa.

 

 

  
2. Special information on Schengen

 

  
3. Border-crossing / Travel documents

 

  
4. For hosts in Switzerland

 

  
5. Travelling in the Schengen area with a Swiss residence permit

 

  
6. Questions on granted or refused visas

 

  
7. Long-term residency in Switzerland (more than 90 days) / Employment in Switzerland

 

  
8. Other questions