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Services for Swiss nationals abroad
Swiss embassies abroad serve as points of contact for Swiss citizens abroad. © Keystone
The local Swiss representation is the first point of contact for Swiss nationals abroad in need of consular services. The FDFA website has further information on the range of services available, an online desk for certain services and a direct link to the passport application form.
FDFA consular services abroad
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The FDFA Helpline is available around the clock to assist with matters relating to consular services.
Swiss nationals residing abroad can access the following services directly via the online desk:
The relevant Swiss representation abroad can answer any questions concerning the FDFA online desk.
 Swiss representations
Register with the online desk
Register with SuisseID
You can also register with SuisseID at the online desk. 
Apply for a passport 
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Last update 16.10.2020
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FDFA Helpline
Effingerstrasse 27
3003 Bern
Phone
+41 800 24-7-365 / +41 58 465 33 33
Fax
+41 58 462 78 66
helpline@eda.admin.ch
The Helpline FDFA deals as central contact point with matters relating to consular services.
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