Consulate General of Switzerland in New York

Consulate General of Switzerland in New York Grüezi, Bonjour, Buongiorno, Bun di! Welcome to the official page of the Consulate General EST
Tuesday, 8.30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Opening hours for Consular Affairs
Monday, 8.30 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST
Wednesday, 8.30 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST
Thursday, 8.30 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST
Friday, 8.30 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST
Saturday, closed
Sunday, closed

Emergencies outside the office hours: Follow the answering machine instructions

Or contact
Helpline EDA
Tel: +41 800 24 7 365
Fax: +41 (0) 31 322 78 66

In the event of an emergency

, important information for Swiss Citizens and Citizens of Liechtenstein here:

Please Note an Important Change to the Online Visa Application and Appointment System:

Starting on 3rd of August 2015, all applicants for a Schengen visa (type C, for stays of up to 90 days) can submit a visa application and book their appointment online with the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York. Please note that you will still need to come to this Consulate in person in order to go through the visa-interview, lodge the printed application form and the supporting documents, pay the visa fee and register your biometric data (fingerprints). Read more here:

The Consulate General of Switzerland in New York offers a wide range of services to citizens living in the following states and territories:

New York, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands. Please note that the Consulate’s page is NOT designed for Visa or Consular queries. Please consult our website for visa-related questions:

Public Diplomacy at the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York:

• The Culture and Education Section provides and distributes materials about Switzerland, informs the public about the cultural scene in Switzerland and locally encourages cooperation with American institutions in the fields of art, architecture, and design.

• The Division for Economic Affairs and Communication, in cooperation with the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, monitors economic and financial markets in the New York area. It closely follows the developments and regulations in the local financial industry, particularly with regard to the needs and interests of Switzerland and Swiss companies, and further supports US-Swiss business relations in cooperation with the Trade & Investment Section. This section also manages social media, press relations and community outreach.

• The Trade and Investment Section, under the auspices of Switzerland Global Enterprise, supports and advises Swiss companies exporting to the US as well as North American companies considering a new or expanded direct investment in Switzerland, and in general supports and promotes US-Swiss business relations.


633 Third Avenue, 30th Floor
New York, NY

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 12pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 12pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 12pm
Thursday 8:30am - 12pm
Friday 8:30am - 12pm




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