Switzerland Packages

Switzerland is an enchanting and most sought after holiday destination. All year around the tourists can enjoy varied activities ranging from skiing to trekking or the verdant beauty of its amazing environs. To travel to this magical destination which is now a part of the Schengen Zone, the Indian nationals need to apply for Switzerland Tourist Visa. More.

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  • Name:
  • Swiss Confederation
  • Location:
  • Western Europe
  • Time:
  • IST (-) 4 1/2 hrs
  • Capital:
  • Berne
  • Language:
  • German, French, Italian, Raeto-Romansch and English
  • Area:
  • 41,285 sq kms
  • Population:
  • 8,061,516 (July 2014 est.)
  • National Day:
  • 01 Aug (Foundation Day)
  • Currency:
  • Swiss Franc (CHF) 1 = INR 64.18.
  • Climate:
  • The Alps cause many climatic variations throughout Switzerland. In the higher Alpine regions temperatures tend to be low, while the lower land of the northern area has higher temperatures and warm summers.
  • Holidays:
  • Year 2015: New Year Day, 2 Jan Berchtolds Day, 3 Apr Good Friday, 6 Apr Easter Monday, 14 May Ascension Day, 25 May Whit Monday, 1 Aug National Day, 24 Dec Christmas Eve, 25 Dec Christmas Day, 26 Dec Boxing Day.
  • Airline Name:
  • Swissair SR
  • International Airports:
  • Basel Mulhouse Basel (BSL)
    Geneva (GVA)
    Belp Bern (BRN)
    Kloten (Zurich) (ZRH)
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Disclaimer:These visa rules are only indicative & are updated on best effort basis. Please refer to the respective country's official website to know the complete and accurate requirements.

Switzerland Visa Regulations

All the applications can be submitted by means of an electronic visa application system. The applications sent by courier or post will not be accepted. They must be submitted and collected either in person or by the authorized representative or reputed Travel Agent.
Visa Application Forms
You can download Switzerland Tourist form, from an authorized visa agent. Type C visa is required by tourists for short-term stays in Switzerland and is valid for a period of three months. For Switzerland Visa for Indians complete the documents -
  • Clearly signed and completed visa application Form
  • Indian Passport with validity of at least three months beyond the date of the intended stay with at least two blank pages
  • Copy of the confirmed return ticket to India.
  • 4 recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view against a plain or white background. Scanned and color photocopies will not be accepted.
  • Income Tax Returns of last two years
  • Evidence of substantial financial means as well as proper proof of accommodation such as hotel confirmation.
    The Switzerland Visa Fees for each application is 60 .00Euros in addition to the processing fee. Indians can pay in Indian Rupees as per the current rate. The fee shall not be refunded in case the visa is denied. For the payment you have to choose the online mode as Master/ Visa, both credit and debit card are accepted. The authorized service agents charge extra fees of Rs 300 for every visa application. A Type C visa is required for short-term stays of up to three months for tourist purposes.
    The approximate time required to process the Visa Applications is approximately 8 to 10 weeks after the application is submitted by the visa agent depending upon the season. Weekends, day of submission and national holidays are not to be counted. Hence it is wise to apply well in advance in order to avoid any hassle
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