Do I need a national visa?

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On the website of the State Secretariat for Migration SEM and on the main visa site of the Swiss Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City you will find information on the current visa and travel restrictions for Switzerland. 

My nationality Obligation to hold a visa (yes/no)
Vietnam  Yes   (F:D) 

(F: D)
Holders of a diplomatic passport are exempt from visa requirements if they travel to Switzerland to take up their duties (prise de fonctions).

Other nationalities

For other nationalities, please refer to the list on the webpage of the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM).

SEM – Overview of ID and visa provisions according to the nationality (Annex 1, List 1: nationality)

If you are obliged to hold a visa, please submit your application in duplicate and refer to the information on the webpage:

Where to apply for a national visa?

If you are not obliged to hold a visa, you are allowed to enter Switzerland without visa. However you are obliged to register within 14 days on arrival in Switzerland at the competent cantonal authority of your place of residence.