Note: The new provisional passport will not be introduced until after 31.10.2022. The old provisional passport will continue to be issued until then.
Passports that have expired will not be extended. Generally, you should receive a new passport within 10 working days of application. If you need to travel at short notice or you require a passport in an emergency, you can apply for a temporary passport. A temporary passport is valid for the forthcoming journey only, or for a maximum of 12 months, and is only issued in urgent and justified circumstances.
You can obtain a temporary passport at the appropriate cantonal passport office or at a Swiss diplomatic mission abroad.
You are advised to enquire about the provisions for entering or transiting a country before your departure.
List of foreign diplomatic missions in Switzerland
Last modification 31.10.2022