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Travel to Switzerland

Switzerland Essentials

Languages
German
French
Italian
Romansh
Currency
Swiss Franc (CHF)
Time Zone
GMT+02:00
Avg. Salary
CHF 64,900 per year
Calling Code
+41
Socket Type
C and J (230 V/50 Hz)
United States

Many visa fees depend on your citizenship, or if you have multiple citizenships, the citizenship you use to travel.
United States

Some countries have lower visa fees or other special access for travelers who have legal residence in certain countries, even without citizenship.

Requirements for a citizen of United States

Visa

Last updated: Apr 15, 2022

Download the Atlys app to apply for a visa.

You can get the Visa through Atlys for a small additional charge of only $20.00 USD. We make it easy for you by handling all the requirements for you, dealing with the visa bureaucracy of Switzerland, and following up to make sure your application gets approved.

Cost of Living Comparison

CategoryUnited StatesSwitzerlandDifference
Restaurants
Meal, Inexpensive RestaurantCHF 25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-courseCHF 100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)CHF 15.00
Markets
Milk (regular), (1 liter)CHF 1.63
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)CHF 2.98
Eggs (regular) (12)CHF 5.64
Transportation
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)CHF 3.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)CHF 80.00
Gasoline (1 liter)CHF 1.90

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Health PassRequired
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Learn when you'll get your visa

You will receive your visa by:

Oct 8, 2022 if submitted today

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First-Time Travelers

Traveling to Switzerland for the first time? We've curated these articles that you may find beneficial to best prepare for your trip!

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