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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: Republic of Korea
supports Swiss representations in safeguarding Switzerland’s interests and in emergencies involving Swiss citizens abroad. In an emergency the representation responsible (embassy or consulate-general) must be contacted immediately.
The current security situation in the country
An overview of the content, and how it is kept up to date
Information for preparing your trip
Visa application procedure and applicable regulations in Switzerland
Basic rules for your stay abroad
Advice and information for travellers
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
What you need to know about working, studying and living in Switzerland as a foreigner
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
Swiss-Korean collaboration in education, research and innovation
Diverse events and activities to promote Swiss excellence and strengthen ties between the countries
A broad overview of Swiss services compiled by the FDFA, SECO and the Swiss representations abroad
Support for Swiss companies wishing to start or expand their activities in the Korean market
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and the Republic of Korea
Federal Councilor Ignazio Cassis met with his counterpart from the Republic of Korea, Foreign Minister Park Jin.
Celebrating 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and the Republic of Korea in 2023.
A new app for Swiss abroad: important updates from your Swiss representation in a single newsfeed with SwissInTouch.
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The responsible Swiss representation provides information on visa requirements and how to submit a visa application. You will also be given more details about travelling to and staying in Switzerland.
Visa & entry to Switzerland
From issuing passports to matters concerning civil status, all FDFA external representations offer a variety of services to Swiss citizens living abroad.
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Here you will find an overview of Switzerland's commitment to diplomacy, education, culture and the economy in the country.
You will receive information on emigration, staying in the country, and everything you need to know about returning to Switzerland.
Living in the Republic of Korea
The FDFA provides information on security-related issues concerning politics and crime in the country. The travel advice assesses possible risks and recommends preventative measures.