FAQ – Frequently asked questions


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


2. Special information on Schengen


3. Border-crossing / Travel documents

Bulgaria/Romania – Travel document and visa requirements for Switzerland?

Bulgarian and Romanian nationals may enter Switzerland with a valid passport or identity card.

They do not require a visa for short stays in Switzerland (i.e. up to 90 days per 180-day period).



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