The Canadian Embassy in Bern or Canadian Embassy in Switzerland is delated below. This Embassy is across the way from the British Embassy in Switzerland and up the road from the Thai Embassy in Switzerland. If you are in Switzerland then you can speak to the staff at the embassy about registering a death, registering a birth or even seeking a Notary Public or assistance if you have been arrested.
We have attached a map to the Embassy and have listed all their contact numbers. These include the street address and telephone if you wish to pay them a visit. Note the operating hours at the Embassy located in Bern..
Canadian Embassy in Switzerland
If you are in Switzerland on holiday and you lose your passport. Then the Canadian Embassy in Switzerland will be able to assist you. You will need to report the loss of the document to the Swiss police. They will open a case and provide you with a case number. You will need this case number for the Embassy.
There you will need to complete the needed forms and then ensure that you provide them with the case number for the lost passport. They will then issue you with a temporary travel document so that you can return to Canada. You can also wait for a new permanent passport.
Should you be getting married while in Switzerland. You would need to be able to prove that you are single. The Embassy in Bern will be able to provide this for you. If you are divorced you will need to have the original divorce decree. The Embassy will then issue you with a latter to state that you are not married.
This is called a freedom to marry letter or a letter of no impediment. All Embassies do this for their citizens who get married while abroad. You will need to have this document or letter translated and certified for the Swiss authorities in order to register your marriage. This in tern will need to be translated or certified in order to apply for a Canadian spouse visa or a partner visa for Canada.
If you are visiting Canada as a Swiss national then you might want to look at a Canadian tourist visa or a study visa for Canada if you are going to Canada to study at a registered university or collage.
|Street Address:||Kirchenfeldstrasse 88, CH-3005 Bern, Switzerland|
|Postal Address:||P.O. Box 234, CH-3000 Bern 6, Switzerland|
|Tel:||+41 31 357 3200|
|Fax:||+41 31 357 3210|
|Office Hours:||Monday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fridays: 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Consular services hours: (passports, citizenship)
Monday to Fridays: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.