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Appointments

At this time, we can only offer limited services for U.S. citizens at the U.S. Embassy in Bern, the Consular Agency in Geneva, and the Consular Agency in Zurich.  Please visit the Embassy’s website for more information on services that we are able to provide and for any updates.

Travel to Switzerland or to the United States

Travel information including information on quarantine requirements and entry requirements please review our Frequently Asked Questions Website:

https://ch.usembassy.gov/embassy/liechtenstein/u-s-citizenship-services/covid-19-faq/.

There is currently no date as of when Switzerland will lift the current entry restrictions for U.S. citizens.
Inquiries can be directed to the Swiss Migration office at: corona@sem.admin.ch

Please Note that the Global Level 4 Travel Advisory – DO NOT TRAVEL – continues to remain in effect. The Department of State and CDC advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.

Visas

If you have inquiries regarding Visas for the United States, please contact the Visa Section directly. Call +41(0)31 580 00 33

General Questions

For general information review our website as well as the Frequently Asked Questions page: https://ch.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/faq/

Receive Updates and Notifications

Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive information and updates from the U.S. Embassy in Bern.

Our website guides you through all services that we provide, with extensive information, forms and you can schedule/request an appointment at the end of each process, please click on the links below for more information:

Passport Services

 

·         Renew an Adult passport

 

·         Renew a child’s passport under the age of 16

 

·         Replace a lost or stolen passport

 

·         Replace a damaged passport

 

·         Apply/Renew for an adult passport – my last passport was issued before I was 16 or more than 15 years ago

 

·         Apply/Renew a second valid passport

 

·         Exchange a limited-validity passport for full-validity

 

·         Emergency Travel

 

·         Name Change and Correction

Citizenship Services

 

·         Claiming U.S. citizenship and applying for a first passport

 

·         Renounce U.S. Citizenship

Notarial Services

 

·         Documents we notarize

 

·         Documents we do not notarize (FBI Background Check, Apostilles, Medallion Signature Guarantee, Obtain copies of U.S Vital Records)

Social Security and Federal Benefits

 

·         https://ch.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security

Legal Assistance

 

·         List of English Speaking Lawyers in Switzerland

Internal Revenue Service (U.S. Taxes)

 

·         https://ch.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/internal-revenue-service-u-s-taxes

Voting

 

·         https://ch.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/voting