Swiss passport/ID card applications
News: The new Swiss passport is available as of 31 October 2022.
The new passport can be ordered via the cantonal passport offices or the Swiss representations abroad. The new passport series meets the latest requirements for identity documents and includes unique design elements inspired by Swiss landscapes. The official announcement is available under www.ejpd.admin.ch. For further information please see below the New Swiss Passport FAQ document.
New Swiss Passport FAQ (PDF, 2 Pages, 226.8 kB, English)
A new identity card will also be available in the first half of 2023.
Important notice: All previously issued identity documents (passport and identity card) remain valid until the expiry date.
To apply for a new Swiss passport and/or Swiss identity card, please log your application online on the following website and wait until you receive the invitation to book your appointment.
A range of consular services can be solicited through the online desk. More information on the various consular services is readily available under "Services".
For any other enquiries, please contact the Regional Consular Centre by phone +27 12 452 06 61 or by e-mail email@example.com