Required Documents

You are required to furnish the following:

  • Form DS-82. Complete this online form, provide your 10 year passport info, print it out and sign it.  Please DO NOT mail the form to the United States;
  • Your U.S. Passport
    • Last 10 year passport when applying for first second valid passport or;
    • Last second valid passport when renewing a second valid passport;
  • One U.S. passport sized (2x2inch) photograph;
  • A completed “Written Statement(PDF 171KB) ” (Click to download);
  • If you are sending a friend or family member on your behalf please provide a signed written statement (PDF 161 KB) authorizing the friend or family member to submit the application, passport and payment on your behalf. The person submitting the application must present a valid photo ID;
  • The non-refundable application fee;
  • Self-addressed stamped C5 Size return envelope with the correct Swiss postage.
    Do not purchase the prepaid-registered mail sticker!

    • CHF 5.- Swiss Franc Stamps for residents in Switzerland and Liechtenstein
    • CHF 19.- Swiss Franc Stamps residents in France and Germany

Please Note:
Swiss Stamps need to be purchased at the Swiss Post Office. The Consular Section cannot provide you with Stamps or accept payment for delivery.

Prepaid Registered mail is not accepted.