Passports and visas: Forward planning is essential
When planning your visit to Sibos 2016 Geneva, please ensure you allow time to review and understand the visa requirements for Switzerland.
Visa and entry requirements for foreigners
Since Switzerland’s adherence to the Schengen and Dublin agreements came into force (12 December 2008) Swiss representations abroad are able to issue particularly two types of visa, depending on the purpose of the proposed stay:
The appropriate visa application form (Schengen or national visa type D) can be obtained from a Swiss representation abroad.
We recommend that you review the information provided via https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/de/home/publiservice/weisungen-kreisschreiben/visa/bis-90-tage.html.
Please note that SWIFT will not provide invitation letters for visa purposes.