Switzerland: Short-Term Visit Visas for Turkish Nationals

Last Updated on March 14, 2023

Key Points  

  • Switzerland will offer short-term visit visas to Turkish nationals who were impacted by the humanitarian crisis in Turkey so long as they have family members residing in the country 


Switzerland's government has implemented measures to enable Turkish citizens affected by the earthquake in Turkey to acquire short-term visas for visiting their family members in Switzerland. Application steps and conditions vary based on the region of Switzerland that the traveler intends to visit. For additional information by region, check here.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Switzerland introduced short-term visit visa options for Turkish nationals impacted by the earthquake in the country.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Switzerland’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information. 

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