Switzerland and Iran
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The Swiss embassy represents Switzerland's interests in the country and provides consular services and visa support for people resident in: Iran
In the absence of diplomatic or consular relations of the United States of America with the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Swiss government, acting through its Embassy in Tehran, serves as the Protecting Power of the USA in Iran since 21 May 1980. The Swiss Embassy's Foreign Interests Section provides consular services to U.S. citizens living in or travelling to Iran.
The current security situation in the country
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Visa application procedure and applicable regulations in Switzerland
Basic rules for your stay abroad
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How to minimise the risks
What to do in case of earthquake abroad?
Protective measures in the event of incidents involving increased levels of radioactivity
Consular protection from the local Swiss representation
Further information on foreign travel
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Risk of kidnapping in the Sahara and Sahel region
Planning and preparation of your emigration.
Pension payment, medical care, insurance, health insurance and social integration during your retirement abroad.
Swiss nationals who live and travel abroad are subject to which national laws and obligations?
Preparation of your temporary stay abroad, such as a trip abroad or professional and language training abroad.
Deregistration abroad and obligation to register in Switzerland on your return to Switzerland.
Consulates, embassies and contacts in Switzerland
Opportunities, job search and general conditions for your work abroad.
How many Swiss nationals live in the country and what they do
Contact the responsible Swiss representation or consulate when you want to register or unregister as a resident, when you need a new passport, have moved or wish to apply for citizenship. The entire selection of services offered can be found in the dropdown menu to the right. The contact details of the responsible Swiss representation are shown on the corresponding page.
Swiss citizens who get into difficulties abroad, also can ask for advice and help from the Swiss representative.
The magazine for the Swiss Abroad appears six times a year and provides information about what is happening at home and the activities of Swiss associations abroad. It also answers administrative questions.
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Using the FDFA’s online consular services while abroad.
The relevant Swiss representation abroad can answer any questions concerning the FDFA’s online desk.
Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees
List of information sources and contact points with regard to entering Switzerland and residency.
Information on living in Switzerland for foreign nationals
Summary of general information about Switzerland and links.
Switzerland's strength as one of the most successful global business locations
An overview of Swiss diplomacy and involvement on the ground
A broad overview of Swiss services compiled by the FDFA, SECO and the Swiss representations abroad
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