CONTACT DETAILS

CONSULATE SHIFTED TO NEW DELHI

Visa handled by VFS MUMBAI from the following address :

Urmi Axis building, 2nd floor, behind famous studio, Opp W Moses Road, Mahalaxmi (W), Mumbai 400 011

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Tourist Visa

Business Visa

Submission/Collection/Fees

OVERVIEW

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

In connection with the implementation of the collection of biometric data’s starting on 02 November 2015, an appointment will be compulsory for applicants intend to submit their visa application directly at the Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai.

Due to limited resources at the visa section, the processing time can be considerably longer (at least 10 working days) than for applications submitted directly to VFS.

Without a prior appointment, the Consulate General of Switzerland will not accept any visa application.

Please take note that incomplete submitted visa applications will not be accepted and a new appointment has to be booked. Applicants which are not in time according to their booking will not be entertained and have as well to book a new appointment.

Appointments are conducted at the Consulate General of Switzerland from Monday to Friday (except scheduled public holidays) from 08:30 to 11:30.

For scheduling an appointment with the Consulate General of Switzerland, please send an email to [email protected] along with the following details:

Name of the Applicant

Passport Number

Date of Birth

Visa Category

Contact Number

Email id

Preferred date and time for appointment:

EU REGULATION

Application can be submitted only three (3) months prior to the date of departure. ..Only passports issued within the previous ten (10) years will be accepted. ..Passport must have at least two blank pages. Passport should be valid for at least three (3) months longer than the intended stay. Handwritten passports are not accepted.

TOURIST VISA :


  • 1 Form ( to be filled online and signature at 2 places per form)
  • 2 Photos (white b/g, 35x40mm in size, WITHOUT stapler marks, matt or semi matt with full facial features visible. Maximum face portion to be covered on the photo.)
  • Previous passports, if any, bound together by rubber band, not stapled.
  • Student Bonafide certificate or I-D Card copy
  • Hotel confirmation voucher covering the entire trip
  • In case of package tour from a reputed Tour Company like Thomas Cook, Cox & Kings, SOTC, Make My Trip etc, a “Tour Certificate” which would specify clients name, tour name, date of commencement and conclusion of the tour, total tour cost, the amount what the clients have paid in advance and the balance amount remaining should Necessarily be mentioned on it
  • Covering letter addressed to the Embassy of Switzerland, New Delhi, explaining the reason of travel with name & designation of the signatory, mentioning the passengers post/designation, duration of service, no objection statement regarding the planned trip, date and purpose of trip
  • We also require the contact details of all the pax more than 12 years of age, even if it is one family.
  • Proof of income i.e. last 3 years I-T challan or TDS Certificate
  • Latest bank statement for last 3 months on A4 size paper with stamp and signature of the bank authorities
  • If Employed: A) Last 3 months salary slip and last 3 months salary bank account statements B) Last 3 months personal bank account statements C) Personal Income tax returns for the last 2 years.
  • If self Employed/ Company owner: A) Business Registration certificate/ Partnership Deed/ Proof of proprietorship or other proof of ownership of business. B) Last 3 months personal and business bank account statements C) Personal and Indian company’s
  • If Retired: A) Pension statement for last 3 months B) Proof of regulat income generated by ownership of property or business.
  • Overseas medical policy for a minimum period of 15 days with repatriation clause & coverage of more than 30000 Euro Click here to see the list of approved agencies
  • In case of Honeymoon couples Original wedding card along with the above documents.

BUSINESS VISA :


  • 1 Form ( to be filled online and signature at 2 places per form)
  • 2 Photos (white b/g, 35x45mm in size,WITHOUT stapler marks, matt or semi matt with full facial features visible. Maximum face portion to be covered on the photo.)
  • Previous passports, if any, bound together by rubber band, not stapled
  • Hotel confirmation voucher covering the entire trip
  • Covering letter addressed to the Embassy of Switzerland, New Delhi, explaining the reason of travel with name & designation of the signatory, mentioning the passengers post/designation, duration of service, no objection statement regarding the planned trip, date and purpose of trip
  • Proof of income i.e. last 3 years I-T challan or TDS Certificate
  • Latest bank statement for last 3 months on A4 size paper with stamp and signature of the bank authorities
  • If Employed: A) Last 3 months salary slip and last 3 months salary bank account statements B) Last 3 months personal bank account statements C) Personal Income tax returns for the last 2 years.
  • If self Employed/ Company owner: A) Business Registration certificate/ Partnership Deed/ Proof of proprietorship or other proof of ownership of business. B) Last 3 months personal and business bank account statements C) Personal and Indian company’s
  • If Retired: A) Pension statement for last 3 months B) Proof of regulat income generated by ownership of property or business.
  • Income tax returns for the last 2 years.
  • Overseas Insurance Policy for a minimum period of 15 days with repatriation clause & coverage of more than 30000 Euro Click here to see the list of approved agencies
  • INVITATION e mail explaining the business purpose in detail to be submitted along with the case. It should also bear the name and designation of the person visiting along with the dates and also the name and designation of the person signing on it.
  • Please note that for first time business travellers, who are going to stay in Switzerland for more than 8 days, visa processing will take 6-8 weeks. Application for such traveller will have to be made in 3 sets, including 3 visa forms to be filled and signed. Visa fees in such a case should be checked from our office as it varies.

SUBMISSION / COLLECTION / FEES


Sub : 0900 hrs to 1200 hrs

Coll : 1400 hrs to 1600hrs ( on the 5-6 working days ){Will come to know the status of the case only after they have been collected. Please don’t plan the trip in advance before you get the visa}

Fees : Rs. 4500 /- for an adult & Rs. 2700/- for a child between 6-12 years by demand draft favoring ” VFS Global Services Pvt Ltd” payable at Mumbai. Rs. 150/- convenience fees per pax irrespective of age, VFS Charges Rs. 1350/- in cash payable by us at the time of submission.

SPECIAL NOTES


  • If passenger is studying in a School/College, then the I-D card copy or any other photo proof is compulsory, failing which the consulate will not accept the case.
  • Pax Mobile & residence number is compulsory and should be filled on the form along with the STD code, otherwise case will not be accepted.
  • Tour Escort needs to apply for the Employment Visa (3 Forms). Furhter they will be issued the visa for a maximum period of 8 days per calender year. Hence long term validity visa will not be issued.