Holders of a diplomatic or service passport are exempt from visa requirements if they travel to Switzerland to take up their duties (prise de fonctions).
Do I need a national visa?
|My nationality||Obligation to hold a visa|
|Cameroon||Yes (F:D, S)|
|Central African Republic||Yes|
For other nationalities, please refer to the list on the webpage of the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM).
If you are obliged to hold a visa (yes), please submit your application in duplicate and refer to the information on the webpage:
If you are not obliged to hold a visa (no), you are allowed to enter Switzerland without visa. However you are obliged to register within 14 days on arrival in Switzerland at the foreign police of your place of residence resp. at the competent cantonal authority.
Before entering Switzerland, you have to take the necessary steps with the competent cantonal authority to obtain the requested authorisations for your stay.