Contact and Office Information

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

We are limiting in-person visits. Consular services remain available to Canadians. If you need help, please contact us before visiting.

For information on COVID-19, visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories.

General Contact Information

Street address:
Kirchenfeldstrasse 88, CH-3005 Bern, Switzerland (map)

Postal address:
P.O. Box 234, CH-3000 Bern 6, Switzerland

Tel.: +41 31 357 3200
Fax: +41 31 357 3210
E-mail: bern@international.gc.ca

General 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.

 


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Services for Canadians

Canadian Citizen Services Appointments

The Embassy of Canada to Switzerland in Bern provides services for Canadian Citizens (passport, citizenship and notarial services) on an appointment-only basis.

Please note that, as per local regulations, the wearing of a face mask is mandatory in our premises.

Book your appointment online

Assistance for Canadian Citizens Abroad

Consular services hours: 
(passports, citizenship)

Monday to Fridays: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Consular e-mail:
bernconsular@international.gc.ca

Canada also offers services to Canadians in:

 

Statutory Holidays - 2021

DateHoliday
Friday, January 1stNew Year
Friday, April 2ndGood Friday
Monday, April 5thEaster Monday
Thursday, May 13thAscension
Monday, May 24thWhit Monday
Thursday, July 1stCanada Day
Monday, August 2ndSwiss National Day (in lieu of Aug. 1)
Monday, September 6thLabour Day
Thursday, September 30thNational Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Monday, October 11thThanksgiving
Friday, December 24thChristmas Day (in lieu of Dec. 25)
Monday, December 27thBoxing Day (in lieu of Dec. 26)