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Switzerland Tourist Visa & Visitor Visa

Switzerland is an abode to gleaming lakes, picturesque alpine towns and mountains, small medieval cities, endless greener, delicious chocolate. It is flocked with tourist no matter what time of the year you visit it. The first step to plan for your Swiss trip would be to apply for Schengen tourist visa or Switzerland visa and gather information about visa requirements, checklist, visa fees and Switzerland how to schedule visa appointment. The country famed as European financial capital, snuggled amongst the Alps provides an extraordinary experience for any traveller. Unwind in Swiss alpine resorts or go full stream with skiing and skydiving in the Alps. Switzerland visa allows one to travel around all the Schengen countries, the main destination being Switzerland and the plan should comply to the below criteria:-

(A) Switzerland has to be your main destination of travel.

(B) Switzerland should be the country where you should plan the maximum period of your stay

Switzerland Tourist Visa
Salzburg Festival in Austria

Switzerland tourist visa checklist or visitor visa checklist

To obtain the Switzerland tourist visa, the following documents are necessary and must be submitted at the Embassy. All the documents mentioned in the checklist are an integral part of the process, as it enables the Embassy to understand the personal circumstances of the applicant. The documents presented to the Embassy must precisely state the applicant’s purpose of applying Switzerland visa, tourist attractions list he/she has decided to visit, and personal financial circumstances. Most importantly, Switzerland visa application form must be correctly downloaded from the Embassy website and all the details must be filled according to the documents mentioned below:-

Applicants Documents for Switzerland Visa 

  • Original Passport [Current and previous if applicable].

  • 3 Photographs 35–40 mm in width, close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70–80% of the photograph in white background.

  • Copy of travel medical insurance policy with minimum coverage of 30,000 Euro / 50,000 USD / 50,000 CHF per person. Coverage of all expenses which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention and / or emergency hospital treatment  The insurance has to cover the entire stay in Schengen territory + 2 additional days.

  • Financial statements.

  • Employment Proof and Pay Slips.

  • Income Tax Returns.

  • Hotel confirmation (should have the Name, Address, Contact Details of the Hotel)

  • Flight reservation of return or round ticket.

  • NOC for Government Employees.

  • Retirement letter and pension related documents.

  • For applicants from business background need to carry company letter heads, registration document and seal

  • Marriage Certificate if married.

Inviter/Sponsor Documents for Switzerland Visa if Invited

  • Passport first, last and visa pages.

  • Invitation letter from the host in Switzerland, original or a clear copy, dated and signed, mentioning names of all invitees, duration of stay, relationship and the purpose of the invitation, address of the host along with a copy of the passport or identity card, OCI and residential permit

Our Services for Switzerland Visa

  • Filling Switzerland  Visa Application Forms.

  • Customizing Switzerland tourist visa checklist or visitor visa as per the applicant’s case.

  • Scheduling Switzerland tourist visa appointment at Switzerland Visa Facilitation Center with Preferred Dates of your Choice.

  • Providing letter formats if required

    • Cover Letter Draft ​
    • Invitation Letter Draft [If Invited]
  • Preparing the complete fixed day wise travel Itinerary.

  • We would suggest you on Fund maintenance.

  • We would suggest you on sponsorship and documents related to that.

  • Mock Interview preparation [If invited for interview].

  • Keeping the documents in order as per the checklist on receipt of all documents from client.

  • Following up with the Embassy if required.

  • Providing customized day wise itinerary as per passengers travel plan

  • We help you search for 100% refundable hotel booking links and provide flight itinerary for Visa purpose

  • Assistance in booking Travel Insurance at additional cost

  • PS. The Information provided in checklist is partial and we request the applicant to take case specific customized checklist from Sanctum Consulting Consultant.

    * Please contact our consultants for the same

Frequently Asked Questions – Switzerland Visa

The process time to get Switzerland visa ranges between 7-10 working days on an average. However it can take beyond this duration which is dependent on the decision of the Embassy.

To apply for Switzerland visa, you have to know Switzerland visa requirements and Switzerland tourist visa checklist of the Embassy for the visa processing and book Switzerland tourist visa appointment for biometrics and document submission. To know more contact our visa agents.

Switzerland tourist visa fees would be approximately 60 Euros. The fee is subjected to change depending on the Euro rate of that specific day. Contact us for more information about Switzerland visa application process.

Documents would be majorly to do with Financials and Employment.  To know about the document checklist visit for Switzerland visa contact our visa consultants.

3 Photographs 35–40 mm in width Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70–80% of the photograph in white background.

Funds required for single applicant should be 2 lakhs approximately and above. However it is recommended to seek expert advice about the funds requirement prior to visa application as there are various factors which have to be considered before deciding the exact amount to be maintained. 

One can give the answer by exhibiting the evidence of a booked or bought flight ticket (depending which form you chose to get as a proof of scheduled travel).

Yes. Once you have entered the Schengen territory, single entry Switzerland visa allows the holder to circulate within the Schengen territory multiple times.

Popular Tourist Attractions in Switzerland



The Rhine Falls is the Europe’s largest waterfall of Schaffhausen. The mighty falls roar from a breadth of more than 150 meters at the northernmost part of Switzerland. Tourists can watch the view from several observation decks and those who are bold enough can rent their own canoes and travel to nearby castles Schloss Laufen and Schloss Worth.



Tourists are transported into the surrounding countryside via Mountain railways, chairlifts, cable cars and ski lifts . In the winter, skiers and snowboarders can take their pick from the surrounding resorts and cross-country ski along the extensive trail network. Hop aboard a paddle steamer for a cruise around the lakes to admire the scenery from lower elevation during the summer. The prime activities in this area include Hiking, climbing, abseiling, and kayaking.



Switzerland’s iconic pointed peak, The Matterhorn is one of the highest mountains in the Alps. It includes captivating village which have international resort with activities like quaint chalets, and, horse-drawn carriage rides, world-class restaurants and hotels. Mechanised vehicles are banned in the village to preserve the environment.



Snow crunches under your feet, Icy air streams across your face and this view nearly takes your breath away: The view of the Mittelland up to the Vosges on the one side and The Aletsch glacier, on the other side bordered by four thousand meter peaks. You can feel it with your first step that this is a different world and you should experience it by standing on the 3,454 meters above sea level of Jungfraujoch.