Note: This information was last updated on March 23, 2009. See the embassy website for confirmation: http://ch.china-embassy.org/ger/
Mailed applications are not acceptable and will be returned. You may submit the application to the Visa Office of the Embassy or Consulate-General in Switzerland; if you cannot go in person, you may entrust someone else or a travel/visa agent to transact your application affairs. No appointment is required.
Swiss passport holders that want to travel in Hong Kong are not required to transact application affairs if your stay there is no more than 90 days. And if you want to stay for more than 90 days, you should transact your application first. You may submit the application to the Visa Office of the Embassy or Consulate-General in Switzerland or you can directly transact your application to Hong Kong SAR Immigration Department. (Tel: 00852–28246111and Fax: 00852–28777711)For more information, you can visit the website of: www.immd.gov.hk
Swiss passport holders that want to travel in Macao can transact the application to Tibet Autonomous Region Tourism Bureau. (Tel: 0086–891–6834313 and Fax: 0086–891–6834632)
Except for a neatly, truly and completely filled out L visa form, applicants also need to provide following materials:
All Switzerland visas vary from the number of entries or duration of stay.
Visas can be picked up on or after the pick-up date specified in the receipt. The receipt must be presented. Applicants can pay and pick up visas themselves or send an entrusted person or travel agency with the receipt.
You may submit your application to the Visa Office of the Embassy or Consulate-General. See figure below. Addresses, etc. follow the office hour’s info.
The embassy and the consulate generally have the same visa section office hours: 9: am–12:00noon, (Monday–Friday, except public holidays). Public holidays will be informed in the website: http://ch.china-embassy.org/ger/