Embassies and Consulates in Zürich

Consular offices provide services for their expatriate citizens living in Switzerland. Services include replacement of lost or stolen passports and help and advice in difficult situations...

There are a number of local consulates in the Zürich region for international residents. See below for contact details of the local consulate services.

US Citizens

The US citizen's service - Consular agency - can assist with passport renewals and the registration of intended residence; registration of births, marriages and deaths; judicial assistance information, information for travellers and more. No visa services are offered at the Zürich Consular Agency.

  • United States of America Consular Agency, Zürich
    : Dufourstrasse 101, 8008 Zürich
    : 043 499 29 60
    : 043 499 29 61
  • For the Embassy of Switzerland in the United States website: Click here

UK Citizens

British citizens in Basel can receive some consular services from the British Honorary Consulate office.

  • British Honorary Consulate, Basel
    : Gewerbestrasse 14, Innovation Centre, 4123 Allschwil
    Tel: 061 483 09 77
    Fax: 061 483 09 77
    Open: Monday to Friday 09:00-12:00

The British Vice-Consulate in Zürich provides a limited range of consular services to British nationals in the following cantons; Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Glarus, Graubunden, St Gallen, Schwyz, Schaffhausen, Thurgau, Uri, Zug and Zürich. However, British nationals are advised to contact the British Embassy in Berne first if they require consular services.

  • British Vice-Consulate, Zürich
    : Hegibachstrasse 47, 8032 Zürich (disabled access)
    Tel: 044 383 65 60
    Fax: 044 383 65 61

Canadian Citizens

The Canadian Embassy in Berne represents Canadian interests in both Switzerland and Liechtenstein. The website of the Canadian Embassy in Switzerland has some useful checklists and notes on aspects of moving to and living in both Switzerland and Liechtenstein and also has information on doing business with Switzerland.

  • Canadian Embassy, Berne
    At: Kirchenfeldstrasse 88, 3005 Berne
    Tel: 031 357 32 00
    Fax: 031 357 32 10
    Open: Monday to Thursday 08:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00, Friday 08:00-13:30