Outreach/Acceptance Events in Switzerland – Spring/Summer 2019

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The U.S. Embassy in Bern presents the following events for U.S. citizens  

 

BASEL: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (by appointment only)
  To request an appointment please email: BernConsOutreach@state.gov
Location: The International School Basel (Reinach Campus)
Fleischbachstrasse 2
4153 Reinach / Basel

Available services:

 

  • Passport Applications
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad Applications
  • Notarial Services
  • Voting Information
At this location, fees for consular services are payable in Swiss francs in cash only.  For more information about documentary requirements and applicable fees visit our website.

 

VERBIER:    Thursday, June 13, 2019 | (by appointment only)
  To request an appointment please email: BernConsOutreach@state.gov
Available services: ·           Passport Applications
·           Consular Report of Birth Abroad Applications
·           Notarial Services
·           Voting Information
At this location, fees for consular services are payable in Swiss francs in cash only.  For more information about documentary requirements and applicable fees visit our website.

 

Sion: Friday, June 14, 2019 | (by appointment only)
  To request an appointment please email: BernConsOutreach@state.gov
Available services: ·           Passport Applications
·           Consular Report of Birth Abroad Applications
·           Notarial Services
·           Voting Information
At this location, fees for consular services are payable in Swiss francs in cash only.  For more information about documentary requirements and applicable fees visit our website.

 

LUCERNE: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (by appointment only)
  To request an appointment please email: BernConsOutreach@state.gov
Location: Swiss Museum of Transport (Verkehrshaus der Schweiz)
Conference Center, Room DC3
Lidostrasse 5
6006 Lucerne

Available services:

 

·           Passport Applications
·           Consular Report of Birth Abroad Applications
·           Notarial Services
·           Voting Information
At this location, fees for consular services are payable in Swiss francs in cash only.  For more information about documentary requirements and applicable fees visit our website.

 

ZURICH:

Family Day

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (by appointment only)

  To request an appointment please use the contact form
Location: Consular Agency Zurich
Dufourstrasse 101, 3rd floor
8008 Zurich
Available services: ·           Passport Applications for Children
·           Consular Report of Birth Abroad Applications
For more information about documentary requirements and applicable fees visit our website.

 


STAY INFORMED ABOUT SECURITY ALERTS

Download the AlertSwiss App and receive warnings and information on hazardous situations in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.  The AlertSwiss website also has extensive information on how to prepare for emergencies and disasters.  AlertSwiss is a project that is jointly managed by the Swiss federal and cantonal authorities.

The U.S. Embassy also strongly encourages that you enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) that allows U.S. citizens traveling or living abroad to receive the latest security updates from the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.


IRS TAX QUESTIONS – The IRS website has extensive information for U.S. Taxpayers Living Abroad.  In June 2019, the IRS will be hosting a series of webinars for tax practitioners on topics such as, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion,U.S. Taxation of Employees of Foreign Governments and International Organizations, and Tax Residency Status.  Details for the upcoming webinars can be found on the IRS website.


 REGISTER TO VOTE – Don’t wait until the last minute.  Register to vote and learn more about voting from overseas at the Federal Voting Assistance Program’s (FVAP) website, FVAP.gov.


For more information, including an extensive Frequently Asked Questions page, please visit our website.