Emergencies abroad

Swiss and Liechtenstein citizens facing serious difficulties can contact the Swiss representations or the FDFA Helpline. The FDFA only provides assistance when those affected have taken all reasonable measures to handle the situation and raise the funds they need.

Competent Swiss representation abroad

Please choose your country of stay in the dropdown menu. You will find the information you are looking for and the competent representation for your inquiry. Attention: it may be possible that the Swiss representation in your country of stay is not the competent authority.