Embassy of Italy in Bern


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


Italian Embassy in Bern, Switzerland - Embassy: Elfenstrasse 14 - Consular section: Willadingweg 23 - 3006 Bern - Switzerland


(+41) 31 350 07 77


(+41) 31 350 07 11







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Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Switzerland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Italian 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 Italy

For all Italian visa related matters contact the embassy in Bern before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambberna.esteri.it) or contact the visa department by telephone (+41) 31 350 07 77 or email berna.consolare@esteri.it

Consulates of Italy in Switzerland

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

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

Italian Consulates in Switzerland

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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