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U.S. Citizen Services
 
 
 If you plan a visit to the American Citizen Services in the U.S.Embassy in Bern:
 
  • you are required to schedule an appointment on our online appointment system for all non-emergency services.
  • To apply for a passport, consular report of birth abroad, visa pages and notarials, please schedule an appointment online.
  • Zurich and Geneva Consular Agencies have independent appointment systems. Please call or email them to schedule an appointment  (contact info below). Note - Please schedule ONE appointment per family.  
  • PLEASE SEE NOTICE BELOW ABOUT ITEMS NOT ALLOWED INTO THE US EMBASSY.


Please note
- if you want to renounce your U.S. Citizenship, you MAY NOT use the Embassy's online appointment system.  For information on how to renounce your citizenship, please see: 

 

 Embassy and Agencies closed on Swiss and American Holidays

 

Embassy Address in Bern:
U.S. Embassy
Sulgeneckstrasse 19
CH-3007 Bern

 

  List of forbidden items

 

Consular Section in Bern
In order to ensure everyone's safety and to ensure that security screening does not delay admission to the Consulate, none of the following items will be allowed into the Embassy -- electronic devices (including phones and computers), baby strollers or bags, backpacks, handbags, suitcases or liquids in any form. Security has the authority to determine the items which are allowed in the Embassy. Security personnel will not store items for applicants. We therefore suggest that all such items be left at home, in a locked car, at a locker at the train station, or with a friend or relative who remains outside the premises.
We encourage visitors to bring only necessary documents with them.
Thank you.

 

American Citizen Services

 

Counter Service by appointment only- 9:00 until 11:30 a.m., Monday through Friday except on American and Swiss holidays

 

Routine telephone calls: 031 357 70 11 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Emergencies Only: 031 357 70 11
Emergencies after hours, on weekends and holidays: 031 357 77 77
Fax: 031 357 72 80

 

Directions to the Embassy
E-mail: bernacs@state.gov
Closed on American and Swiss holidays 

 

 

 

Consular Agency Geneva

 

Public hours:  10am -1 pm (by appointment only)

 

Fax: 41 22-840-5162 
geneva-ca@state.gov 
Public hours:  10am -1 pm (by appointment only)
Appointments for the Consular Agency Geneva
For information and to schedule an appointment please send your request by email to:  zurich-ca@state.gov
**Due to the high volume of calls at the Consular Agency, we cannot always be available by phone and we thank you for your understanding.

7, rue François-Versonnex
CH-1207 Geneva
Tel:  41 22-840-5160**
Fax: 41 22-840-5162
geneva-ca@state.gov

 

Appointments for the Consular Agency Geneva

 

For information and to schedule an appointment please send your request by email to: geneva-ca@state.gov

 

**Due to the high volume of calls at the Consular Agency, we cannot always be available by phone and we thank you for your understanding.

 

Mailing Address: c/o U.S. Mission
11, rte. de Pregny
1292 Chambésy/GE      

 

Requests for immigrant and non-immigrant visas should be directed to the Embassy in Bern. No visa services are offered at the consular agencies.

 

All clients applying for passport renewals are asked to bring a one franc self addressed stamped envelope (size C5).

 

Only Swiss francs will be accepted as payment at the consular agency in Geneva at this time.

 

If wheel chair access is required, please call ahead so that special arrangements can be made.

 

Consular Agency Zurich

Public hours:  10am - 1 pm (by appointments only)

Dufourstrasse 101
CH-8008 Zurich
Tel:  41 43-499-2960**
Fax: 41 43-499-2961
zurich-ca@state.gov

 

Appointments for the Consular Agency Zurich

 

For information and to schedule an appointment please send your request by email to: zurich-ca@state.gov

 

**Due to the high volume of calls at the Consular Agency, we cannot always be available by phone and we thank you for your understanding.

 

Direction: Take the Number 2 or 4 Tram in the direction of Tiefenbrunnen to the stop "Feldeggstrasse".

 

Only Swiss francs will be accepted as payment at the consular agency in Zurich at this time.

 

Requests for immigrant and non-immigrant visas should be directed to the Embassy in Bern. No visa services are offered at the consular agency.

 

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Appointment System At U.S. Embassy Bern

APPOINTMENT SYSTEM AT US EMBASSY BERN  (CLICK BLUE TEXT TO MAKE APPOINTMENT). Due to tight security, appointment is necessary to enter the Embassy in Bern. 

APPOINTMENTS FOR GENEVA CONSULAR AGENCY - Please email Geneva-CA@state.gov

APPOINTMENT FOR ZURICH CONSULAR AGENCY - Please email Zurich-CA@state.gov