Submit your application

  • Form DS-82. – Completed, signed and dated.;
  • Your most recent U.S. passport;
  • One U.S. passport sized (2x2inch / 5x5cm) photograph (taken within the last 6 month, white background);
  • If you have changed your name since your previous U.S. passport was issued, you will be required to furnish evidence of your name change, such as marriage certificate, change of name document or court order – original documents and 1 photocopy;
  • Printout of your online payment confirmation email.
  • Self-addressed, stamped C5 Size return envelope with the correct Swiss postage.
    • CHF 3.40 Swiss Franc Stamps for residents in Switzerland and Liechtenstein
    • CHF 18.30 Swiss Franc Stamps for residents in France and Germany

Incomplete applications will be suspended and cause a delayed processing.

Mail your complete package to the embassy:

U.S. Embassy
P.O. Box
3001 Bern

Processing time: 2-3 weeks.