Switzerland Schengen Visa for Lebanon citizens in 2024

Switzerland Schengen Visa for Lebanon citizens in 2024

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Switzerland visa for Lebanon citizens

Lebanese citizens must obtain a visa before travelling to Switzerland. Switzerland Sticker visa is required for Lebanese citizens. The Switzerland tourist visa is also known as the Switzerland Type C Schengen visa. Applicants are required to be present when applying for the Switzerland Sticker visa. This tourist visa typically allows a short term stay. The Switzerland tourist visa remains valid for 3 months. The Switzerland Sticker visa must be used within 90 days of issuance. A total of 10 documents are required to apply for the Switzerland Sticker visa. Find out more about Switzerland visa exemptions and special conditions.

Switzerland tourist visa conditions for Lebanon citizens

Visa applicant
Required
Visa stay
3 months
Visa validity
90 days
Visa fees
CHF 60
Visa term
Short term

Schengen Visa

The Schengen Visa is a visa for the Schengen Area, which consists of most of the European Economic Area, plus several other adjacent countries. The visa allows visitors to stay in the Schengen Area for up to 90 days within a 180-day period. The visa is valid for tourism, family visits, and business.

Switzerland tourist visa requirements for Lebanon citizens

Documents required for Switzerland Schengen from Lebanon include passport and other supporting documents. A total of 10 documents are required.
  • Visa Application Form: Completed application form for Switzerland
  • Passport Photo: A Passport Photo is required. Photo must be no older than 6 months
  • Bank Statement: A recent monthly bank statement of the applicant from country. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement. If statements are printed online then it has to be Authenticated (stamped) by the bank officials.
  • Travel Insurance: Proof of travel insurance for destination with the certificate of Insurance and the table of benefits. You can also provide a letter from the bank confirming that you have an insurance with them along with a copy of credit card and the table of benefits.
  • Travel Proof: A round-trip flight reservations(s) for destination.
  • Previous Passport: Provide a previous passport of country if any.
  • Cover Letter: Covering letter mentioning the details of the applicant, travel and details of the other members travelling with you.
  • Passport: Original Passport or Travel document of country with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.
  • Current Details: Employed:
    • Employed:
    • A letter from your employer on company letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job.
    • Current bank statement of the latest 6 months
    • Income Tax Return (ITR)
    • Original pay slipsSelf Employed:
    • Include a copy of your business license
    • Company bank statement of the latest 6 months
    • Income Tax Return (ITR)
    • Student:
    • Submit an official letter from your school indicating that you are in good standing and that you are registered for the upcoming semester.
    • No Object certificate from School or University.
    • Retired:
    • Submit proof of your retirement fund. Yes.
  • Accomodation Proof: Accomodation reservation(s) in destination for the duration of your visit.

How to apply for Switzerland tourist visa from Lebanon

Switzerland Sticker visa application process for Lebanese citizens is quick and easy, as long as the necessary documents and information are provided accurately. By following these 7 steps, Lebanon citizens can ensure a smooth and hassle-free process in obtaining an Switzerland tourist visa.
  1. 1
    Gather required documents
    Gather all the necessary documents required for a destination tourist visa including passport and other supporting documents required by the destination authorities. If your documents are in a language different from English, they need to be translated.
  2. 2
    Valid passport
    Check country passport is valid with at least 6 months of validity beyond their intended stay in destination. If not apply for a new country passport. The passport must also have at least one blank page for visa stamps.
  3. 3
    Fill application form
    You will need to fill out a visa application form, which is available at the immigration counter. This form requires personal information, passport details, and intended travel plans to destination. Make sure to fill out the form accurately and completely.
  4. 4
    Schedule appointment
    Schedule an appointment with the destination embassy or consulate where you will submit your application. You can do this online or by contacting the embassy or consulate.
  5. 5
    Submit documents
    Submit your application form along with passport to officer at destination embassy/consulate. You will be required to provide all the necessary documents aswell. Ensure that all documents are in order and up-to-date.
  6. 6
    Visa processing
    The processing time for the visa process is typically few days. During this time, your application, passport and any other documents will be reviewed by immigration officer. The visa application will either be approved or denied based on the information provided in the application and the supporting documents.
  7. 7
    Recieve visa
    If application is approved, the applicant will receive destination in their passport and can collect passport from the destination embassy or consulate.

Switzerland tourist visa things to consider

  • Visa not required for a maximum stay of 90 days within 180 days for holders of Diplomatic, Service, and Official passports.
  • The form may be filled online and submitted to the diplomatic mission.

Switzerland Visa Exemption

Find out more about Switzerland visa exemptions and special conditions.
    Eligible Countries:
    All Countries
Visa stay
90 days

Switzerland Embassies in Lebanon

Switzerland tourist visa advice

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Frequently asked questions

Yes, Switzerland Sticker visa is required for Lebanon citizens. Lebanon passport holders need to apply for a tourist visa at the embassy.

Yes, Lebanon citizens can travel to Switzerland, Sticker visa is required.

The Switzerland tourist visa cost CHF 60

The maximum length of stay in Switzerland with Sticker visa is 3 months and usually Short term which means that Lebanon citizens must leave the country within 3 months of their arrival

The visa is valid for a period of 90 days

Lebanon citizens must obtain a visa before travelling to Switzerland.

No, A valid passport is required for entry and exit to Switzerland. Lebanon citizen also need at least 6 months validity in their passports.

Lebanon citizens who meet the eligibility requirements specified by the Switzerland government are eligible to apply for a Switzerland Sticker visa. The requirements include having a valid Lebanon passport with a minimum validity of 6 months, being free of any criminal record, and the of visit should be tourism or visiting friends or family

No, Switzerland Sticker visa is not valid for work purposes. Lebanon citizen wishing to work in Switzerland will need to apply for a work visa.

Overstaying a visa in Switzerland can result in fines, penalties, and potentially being banned from entering Switzerland in the future. It is important to comply with the length of stay specified with Sticker visa and leave the country within the allotted time.

Disclaimer
The information in the site should be used as a guide only. You are advised to contact your local official mission/consulate/embassy and ensure you have the latest information. We take no responsibility.