If you are an American citizen with an emergency (accidents, arrests, death of U.S. Citizen, etc.) please call:
Emergencies: 031 357 70 11
Emergencies after hours, on weekends and holidays: 031 357 77 77
Fax: 031 357 72 80
Please note - there is no possibility of issuing a travel document outside of normal business hours. Please wait until the Consular Section opens Monday - Friday, counter Service: 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. by appointment under this link - APPOINTMENT SYSTEM
Note: All telephone numbers are shown with the area code that is used when dialing within Switzerland. For international calls, drop the "0" and add 41 (country code) before the area code.