Switzerland visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Switzerland

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Swiss Visa.


  • Passport with a validity of at least 3 months from the intended period of exiting the country. The passport should have at least two blank pages for the necessary stamp.
  • Duly completed visa application form signed by the applicant.
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs with a white background. The photo should follow the specification for a visa application.
  • Original copy of bank statement from the past three months prior to the period of visa application. This is proof of a steady and continuous flow of funds.
  • Travel insurance which has sufficient medical coverage. The insurance should be valid for the duration of your stay in the country.
  • Proof of civil status.
  • Proof of accommodation for the period you will be staying in the country.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Travel itinerary.

Switzerland Visa for Nigerians

Facts about Switzerland


Switzerland is a top destination for tourists and business people alike. Banking and finance are major industries in the country and it is little wonder the country has the highest nominal wealth per adult in the world. Tourism is no way abandoned in the country. There are a lot of attractions tourists can visit when they are in the country. Ski resorts and hiking trails are aplenty in the country. The country’s landscape is a sight to behold.

An average of 2.2 million visitors arrives in the country monthly to appreciate the beautiful landscape of the country.

In the city of Ticino, which is the Italian-speaking section of Switzerland, it is a crime to veil ones the face in public places. Doing so could attract a fine between the range of CHF100 to CHF10,000.

The best time to travel to Switzerland is between October to March. There are four main languages which are French, German, Italian and Romansh.

Types of Switzerland Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 15 days 90 days
Business visa 15 days 90 days
Medical visa 15 days 90 days
Student visa 15 days More than 90 days
Work visa 15 days More than 90 days
Transit visa 15 days 24 hours

General Requirements for Switzerland Visa


  • Passport with a validity of at least 3 months from the intended period of exiting the country. The passport should have at least two blank pages for the necessary stamp.
  • Duly completed visa application form signed by the applicant.
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs with a white background. The photo should follow the specification for a visa application.
  • Original copy of bank statement from the past three months prior to the period of visa application. This is proof of a steady and continuous flow of funds.
  • Travel insurance which has sufficient medical coverage. The insurance should be valid for the duration of your stay in the country.
  • Proof of civil status.
  • Proof of accommodation for the period you will be staying in the country.
  • Copy of return flight ticket.
  • Travel itinerary.

Switzerland Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

203.00 (USD)

Business visa

203.00 (USD)

Medical visa

203.00 (USD)

Student visa

203.00 (USD)

Work visa

203.00 (USD)

Transit visa

203.00 (USD)

Switzerland Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Nigeria


Location

Address

Abuja

157, Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja, Nigeria.

https://www.eda.admin.ch/abuja

abuja@eda.admin.ch

+234 9 22 00 400/01/02, +234 810 411 9945

Lagos

15, Onisiwo Road (former Probyn Road), Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria.

https://www.eda.admin.ch/abuja

lagos@eda.admin.ch

+234 1 904 2656/7/8

Frequently Asked Questions


Do I need to come in person to submit my visa application??

Your personal appearance is mandatory if your fingerprints have not been collected yet.


How much time does it take to have the fingerprints scanned??

Your fingerprints can be scanned in no more than 5 minutes.


Can I appear at the Embassy without an appointment??

No, you have to book an appointment before appearing at the Embassy.


Can I apply in any Embassy of Switzerland in the world??

No, you can only apply in your country of residence.


How long does the travel insurance need to be valid??
The travel insurance should be valid for the duration of your stay in the Schengen area.

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