News & Events

Art in Embassies Opening Speech by Ambassador Scott C. Miller – September 27, 2023

Thank you, to the very talented Mariia and Olha for that beautiful performance.  We are so happy you could be here tonight! Excellencies, members of the Federal and Cantonal Governments, distinguished guests, and cherished friends – thank you for joining us on this truly exceptional occasion to celebrate the opening of our Art in Embassies ... Read More»

Ticino Outreach

Passport Acceptance & Notarial Services for U.S. Citizens Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2023 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (by registration only) Location: The American School in Switzerland (TASIS) Via Collina d’Oro 15 6926 Montagnola — Ticino Available services: • Acceptance of Passport ApplicationsAcceptance of Consular Report of Birth Abroad ApplicationsNotarial Services For additional information about documentary requirements and applicable fees, please visit our website through the above links ... Read More»

New – Submit your Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) application electronically

You can now apply for a CRBA electronically for children born in Switzerland and Liechtenstein!  This new online feature allows U.S. citizen parents to complete a CRBA application online, upload all required documents, and submit payment prior to the in-person interview.    Visit our eCRBA website for step-by-step instructions   Read More»

Update to Consular Exchange Rate

“Effective Wednesday, August 2 at 12:01 a.m., the consular exchange rate will be 0.9 CHF to 1.00 USD.  Payment for consular services may continue to be made in cash or by credit card in U.S. dollars or the equivalent amount in Swiss francs at the U.S. Embassy in Bern. The Consular Agencies continue to accept credit cards ... Read More»