Australian citizens requiring consular assistance can contact the Australian Consulate-General in Geneva:
Case Postale 102
Chemin des Fins 2
1211 Geneva 19
Ph. +41 (0) 22 799 91 00
Fax. +41 (0) 22 799 91 78
Opening hours: Monday - Friday 9.00 to 17.00
Passport application interviews: Monday - Friday 09:30 - 11:30 and 14:00 - 16:00
Notarial services: Wednesday 09:30 - 11:30 and 14:00 - 16:00
Passports application interviews and notarial services at the Consulate-General are offered by appointment only. Please call for an appointment between 9.00 am to 12.00 pm.
Emergency out of hours contact details
For emergencies out of office hours please call +41 (0) 22 799 91 00 – the recorded message will give instructions on connecting to the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on a toll-free number.
Honorary Consul Zurich
Dr. Ueli Sommer
Passport Interviews: Wednesdays afternoons (by appointment only)
To make a passport appointment with the Honorary Consul, please contact the Australian Consulate-General in Geneva on +41 22 799 91 00. Please note that the Honorary Consul cannot provide the same range of consular services provided by the Consulate-General in Geneva.
Consular Privacy Collection Statement
Personal information provided to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988. We may collect, use and disclose your personal information, including to overseas recipients where we reasonably believe it is necessary, to provide you with consular assistance. Important information about the privacy of your personal information is contained in our Consular Privacy Collection Statement, which you should read and understand. Copies of the Statement are available at http://www.dfat.gov.au/dept/consular/privacy.html or by requesting a copy from the Department.
What we can and cannot do
Further information on what we can and can not do for Australians overseas can be found here http://smartraveller.gov.au/services/consular-services-charter.html
Travel Information for Australians
Get the latest travel advisories and other traveller hints from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
We encourage the use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has issued its first State of Play Report providing a great level of detail on consular statistics, particular case types and trends in the consular case load.
On-line registration for Australians overseas
All Australians travelling overseas for tourism and business, for short or long stays are encouraged to register online with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Visas and Immigration to Australia
Living in Switzerland
The Australian Consulate General in Geneva provides the following services:
Legal Processes – Notarial Services (including fees)