Switzerland

Switzerland

FAMILY REUNION VISA

Point of Contact: Swiss Representation Beirut: bey.vertretung@eda.admin.ch /

+961 1 324 129

Kind of Visa/Residence Permit: Long-Term Visa, National Visa D

Number of Visas/Permits Available: Limited number per year 

Learn more here!

 

Family reunification in Switzerland is possible if your family member in Switzerland has been recognized as a refugee and is eligible for the family reunion. If you would like to apply for family reunification in  Switzerland, please contact the Swiss Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon or Amman, Jordan directly.

 


ELIGIBILITY

  • Your family member is a recognized refugee or person in need of protection in Switzerland
  • The family member in Switzerland must hold either a B or C permit or an F permit after a three-year waiting period has passed

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • To apply for a family reunification visa to Switzerland, you must apply for the National Visa:

Step 1.

Fill out one of the below application forms, either in English or in Arabic:

 

Application Form (English)

Application Form (English, Arabic


HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Applications for long-term visas (over 90 days, National visa D) must be filed directly with the responsible Swiss representation, for Syrian nationals, this is the Embassy of Switzerland in Beirut, Lebanon.

Embassy of Switzerland
Imm. Bourj Al-Ghazal
Avenue Fouad Chéhab
Achrafié / Beirut
Lebanon

Postal address

Embassy of Switzerland
Riad Al Solh
B.P. 11-172
1107 2020 Beirut
Lebanon

Opening hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 am and 11:00 am


PROGRAM SPECIFIC INFORMATION

  • The family reunification process in Switzerland is timely, therefore please make sure to apply properly to increase your chance at reunification.

QUESTIONS?

Send an email to the Swiss Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon: bey.vertretung@eda.admin.ch


FEEDBACK?

Have you or anyone you know applied for Family Reunification in Switzerland? If yes, we would appreciate any feedback to tailor our information regarding this program for future applicants.