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France Embassy and Consulates in Switzerland

3 Diplomatic Missions 3 Cities

France Embassy in Bern, Switzerland

France Embassy in Bern, Switzerland
Schosshaldenstrasse 46, 3006 Bern, Switzerland
Phone: + 41 31 359 21 11 Working hours: Close now (Open in 8 hours 1 minutes)

France Consulate General in Geneva, Switzerland

Cours Des Bastions 2 1205 Genève Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 319 0000 and +41 22 319 0014 Working hours: Close now (Open in 8 hours 1 minutes)

France Consulate General in Zurich, Switzerland

Signaustrasse 1, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44 268 8585 Working hours: Close now (Open in 8 hours 1 minutes)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of France may close on the following Swiss and French holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday
Holiday Date Counting down
Father's Day Monday, June 21 4 days, 18 hours
Fête d'Indépendance Wednesday, June 23 6 days, 18 hours
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Tuesday, June 29 1 week, 5 days
Bastille Day Wednesday, July 14 3 weeks, 6 days
National Day Sunday, August 01 1 month, 2 weeks
Assumption Day Sunday, August 15 1 month, 4 weeks
Jeûne genevois Friday, September 10 2 months, 3 weeks
Knabenschiessen Tuesday, September 14 2 months, 4 weeks
Swiss Federal Fast Monday, September 20 3 months
Bettagsmontag Tuesday, September 21 3 months
Saint Nicholas of Flüe Saturday, September 25 3 months, 1 week

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many French Embassies/Consulates are there in Switzerland?

France currently maintains 3 diplomatic representative offices in Switzerland including Bern, Geneva and Zurich.

2 - Do Swiss citizens need a visa for France?

Citizens of Switzerland (holders of regular passports) can travel to France for Freedom of movement without having to apply or obtain a French visa for short-term tourism.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of French embassies in Switzerland?

The French representative offices in Switzerland will be closed in observance of the following Swiss and French holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Father's Day (FR) Mon, Jun 21, 2021 (4 days, 23 hours)

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Time in France vs Switzerland

Paris, France time is is same date and time Bern, Switzerland

Bern, Switzerland 00:59AMWednesday, June 16, 2021
Paris, France 00:59AMWednesday, June 16, 2021