Embassy of Austria in Bern


The Austrian Embassy in Switzerland is a bilateral mission in Bern and promotes Austrian interests in Switzerland. The embassy of Austria also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Switzerland. The Austrian Embassy in Bern is headed by Mrs. Ursula Plassnik - Ambassador of Austria to Switzerland.


Austrian Embassy in Bern, Switzerland - Kirchenfeldstrasse 77/79 - Case postale 266 - 3005 Berne - Switzerland


(+41) 31 356 52 52


(+41) 31 351 56 64






Mrs. Ursula Plassnik - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Switzerland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Austrian embassy in Bern you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Austria

For all Austrian visa related matters contact the embassy in Bern before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.aussenministerium.at/bern) or contact the visa department by telephone (+41) 31 356 52 52 or email bern-ob@bmeia.gv.at

Consulates of Austria in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern there could be additional Austrian consulates located in Switzerland.

Please check below for the locations of the Austrian consulates in Switzerland.

Austrian Consulates in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern, Austria has consulates in the following cities: Basel, Chur, Geneva, Lucerne, Lugano, Saint Gallen and Zurich

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Austrian Embassy in Bern offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Switzerland to Austria as wel as for Austrian citizens in Switzerland. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Austrian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.