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Embassy Opening Hours

Opening Times

Embassy Services

In order to provide a safe environment for our staff and our visitors, our public office is available by appointment only.

If you would like to contact the Embassy, you may email us at berne@dfa.ie The inbox is monitored regularly throughout business hours, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you may call the Embassy at +41 (0) 31 350 03 80 between 9.30 and 12.00, Monday to Friday. 

Passport & Visa Office

All those resident in Switzerland and Liechtenstein who require a passport must now apply online using the Passport Online Service. If you have any queries relating to a passport application, please contact our Customer Service Hub who will be happy to assist you.

Those resident in Algeria who require a passport, or who have a passport enquiry, may contact the Embassy

If you have a query about visas, you may contact the Embassy with all relevant information, and we will respond as soon as possible. 

Out of hours Emergency Contact Details

If you are in need of emergency assistance while the Embassy is closed, please contact the main Embassy number at +41 (0)31 350 03 80 and leave a message on the answering machine. The answering machine is monitored regularly and the Duty Officer will contact you as soon as possible.

Alternatively, you may contact the Duty Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin at +353 (0)1 408 2000