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Embassy of Canada to Switzerland, in Bern

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Switzerland.

We also provide services to Canadians in:

Liechtenstein

Services and information

Adoption and surrogacy

Process to adopt a child internationally and bring them back to Canada.

Birth abroad

Register a child's birth abroad.

Citizenship services

Steps to become a Canadian citizen. Get proof of citizenship.

Criminal record checks

How to get a criminal record check abroad, if required.

Marriage abroad

Requirements, documents and processes for getting married abroad.

Notarial services

Have your documents certified and authenticated.

Passport services

Apply for a passport and what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.

Pensions and retirement

Information on pensions and retiring outside of Canada.

Same-sex marriage abroad

Country specific information on same-sex marriage.

Studying abroad

Information on education or research opportunities in foreign countries.

Visa and immigration services

Apply to immigrate. Get a visa to study, work or visit Canada.

Voting abroad

Voting process for Canadians who live abroad.

Office information

Address

Kirchenfeldstrasse 88, CH-3005 Bern, Switzerland

Our representative

Patrick Wittmann, Ambassador of Canada to Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Patrick Wittmann
Ambassador of Canada to Switzerland and Liechtenstein

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Office closures

Date Holiday
2022-04-15 Good Friday
2022-04-18 Easter Monday
2022-06-06 Whit Monday
2022-07-01 Canada Day
2022-08-01 Swiss national Day
2022-09-05 Labour Day
2022-09-30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
2022-10-10 Thanksgiving
2022-11-11 Remembrance Day
2022-12-26 Boxing Day
2022-12-27 Christmas Day (in lieu of December 25)
2023-01-02 In lieu of New Year's Day
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