The consular services that concern passports and visa are an exclusive jurisdiction of the Philippine Embassy in Berne.

There is the opportunity to organize in Ticino a day dedicated to the renewal of the passports if a threshold of minimum 70 applicants will be reached.

In order to fix an appointment with the Embassy, we please you kindly to contact directly the tel.: +41 (31) 350 17 17 or just for emergencies the tel: +41 79 542 19 92.

Swiss citizens, up to 30 stay days (the day after the arrival is considered as the first day), don’t need a touristic visa for the Philippines. At the arrival, people receives the so mentioned Visa on arrival. In order to get access to the Philippines it is mandatory to have a six-month residual validity passport, a return or continuation airplane ticket and the proof for the monetary capacity for the length of the stay. The departure has to occur within the 30th stay day and eventual violations will be sanctioned with a penalty.

For further information:

Hereunder you will find the download links for the documents necessary to the release of the passports:

– New Regular Passport Application Form (adults):

– Regular Passport Application Form (minors):

– Renewal Regular Passport Application Form (adults):

– e-Passport Requirements:

– Affidavit of Loss:

– Affidavit of Destruction/Mutilation:

– Schedule of Service Fees: