During stays abroad, information, advice and consular assistance are provided by the department and its representations. © CCO
The FDFA can assist you with your travel preparations by offering a wide range of aids and information material.
Travel advice, tips and Travel Admin
The FDFA travel advice service provides information about the security situation in every country.
The following publications summarise important points to consider before and during your travels:
Travel checklist (, German)
Travel Admin is an online tool you can use for entering the dates of your journey. This enables the FDFA to locate you and contact you by SMS in the event of an emergency.
Swiss nationals who find themselves in difficulty in a foreign country can ask the Swiss embassy or consulate-general for advice and assistance.
Relations with the Swiss Abroad
Consular Directorate CD
Helpline +41 800 24-7-365 / +41 58 465 33 33
The FDFA online
Social media channels
Swiss representations abroad
Federal Administration online
Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA