Visa requirements for Canadians

Canadian citizens using Canadian passports do not need a visa to enter this country for limited stays.

Visa requirements for Foreigners

You must apply directly to the consulate for this visa. No third party can assist.


Non-Canadians must apply IN PERSON at the Embassy or Consulate for the European Customs Treaty Zone visa. Visa seekers are advised that they must seek visas directly and in person from the embassy or consulate as they will be interviewed and fingerprinted and biometrically scanned.

Non-Canadians must make an appointment directly with the appropriate embassy or consulate and attend the IN PERSON interview and fingerprinting. You must contact the embassy for the appointment. The embassy will tell you which documents to bring to your appointment.

This country is a signatory of the European Customs Agreement on border control and visa standardization. Due to government regulations, no third party can assist you with your visa needs. Travelers are advised that they must seek visas directly from the Embassy or Consulate in their consular region, even if it is not in their home province.


  • Consulate General of Switzerland (Montreal)
  • 1572, av. Dr. Penfield 
  • Montreal QC H3G 1C4 
  • Tel: +1 514 932 7181 
  • Fax: +1 514 932 9028
  • Consulate General Montreal: Provinces of Quebec, NB, NS, PEI, NFLD, Baffin Island, as well as the Bahamas 
  • Consulate General of Switzerland (Vancouver)
  • World Trade Center 
  • 790-999 Canada Place 
  • Vancouver BC V6C 3E1 
  • Tel: +1 604 684 2231 
  • Fax: +1 604 684 2806 
  • Consulate General Vancouver: Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon and Northwest Territories