Prices, validity and delivery times

The Swiss passport
(Photo: Keystone/Christian Beutler)

Prices

  Identity card 
Passport Combined offer Temporary passport* Temporary passport if issued at the airport*
Adults CHF 65
+ CHF 5 postage
CHF 140
+ CHF 5 postage
CHF 148
+ CHF 10 postage
a minimum of
CHF 100
a minimum of
CHF 150
Children and minors up to 18
CHF 30.00
+ CHF 5 postage
CHF 60.00
+ CHF 5 postage
CHF 68
+ CHF 10 postage
a minimum of
CHF 100
a minimum of
CHF 150

Passports and identity cards are delivered by separate post (different manufacturing facilities).

* Temporary passports are issued in urgent and justified circumstances only. They are not recognised as a valid travel document by all countries. A temporary passport issued at the airport costs a minimum of CHF 150 for children, minors and adults.

The cost of documents abroad is calculated according to the current exchange rate of that country and must be paid in the currency of the country, including any postage or delivery costs.

Validity

  Identity card 
Passport Temporary passport
Adults 10 years 10 years Valid for duration of stay or duration stipulated by country of entry, but a maximum of 12 months.
Children and minors up to 18
5 years 5 years

Delivery times

Once your application for a new passport and/or identity card has been approved, you should receive your document(s) within 10 working days (if in Switzerland) or 30 working days (if abroad).

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