Student Visa – Switzerland

With high quality of life and culture, Switzerland offers international students to discover combination of food, beautiful views, education and technology.

Situated amidst the high hills and beautiful mountain peaks, students can enjoy the attractions of Switzerland more than the tourists can. Switzerland is densely populated and around 20% of its population is of foreign residents. Switzerland is accountable for being one of the safest countries in Europe and is among top 20 wealthiest countries across the globe.

Some of the institutes and universities for international students in Switzerland include Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, University of Zurich, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Geneva and many more.

In Switzerland, there are two types of student visa or study visa, which are:
C visa – for short courses (summer schools, language schools) that last only for up to three months
D visa –for courses that last longer than three months

Documents required to apply for student visa in Switzerland :

  • Valid passport, if necessary with a visa
  • Swiss university offer letter
  • Sufficient finances to support yourself for the duration of your studies (e.g. bank statement)
  • Statement of your address in Switzerland
  • Four passport-size photographs
  • CV