Short Term Visa (Schengen Visa "C")

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Switzerland
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Requirements
Cost of Living
Expats
Talent Migration

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You need a visa to enter the Switzerland, for short stays (usually 90 days within a 180-day period). If you have a residence permit of a Schengen State then you do not need a visa to enter Switzerland for a short stay.
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Duration

90 days Month(s)

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Citizenship

N/A

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Fees

72

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P. Residency

N/A

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Processing time

1-2 week(s)

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COMPLEXITY

Low

What are eligibility requirements for the Short Term Visa (Schengen Visa "C")?

8 Eligibility Requirements

  • Visa Application form, Dully filled and complete.
  • Valid travel document or passport for at least 3 months.
  • Travel medical insurance confirmation of minimum €30,000 (US$34,78) coverage within Switzerland and the entire Schengen area.
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Switzerland and itinerary.
  • Proof of accommodation for the whole duration of the intended stay in Switzerland.
  • Proof of civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse, ration card) (if applicable).
  • Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay in Switzerland. A foreign national who wants to enter and reside in the territory of Switzerland must be able to attest owning at least 100 CHF or 92.34€/day (US$107,04) on your disposition during your stay in Switzerland.
  • Invitation letter from the Swiss company you will be visiting and their detailed address accompanied with the dates of your visit.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Short Term Visa (Schengen Visa "C")?

9 Document Required

  • Visa application form.
  • 2 photos must be attached; the photo should be of passport format – a recent whole-face capture with a light background.
  • Passport and copies of your previous visas.
  • Travel Medical Insurance Certificate.
  • Bank statement of last 6 months.
  • Copy of flight itinerary.
  • Accommodation detail document.
  • A cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Switzerland.
  • Invitation letter from Swiss company.

Talent Migration data for Switzerland

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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