Embassy of Switzerland in Nairobi


The Swiss Embassy in Kenya is a bilateral mission in Nairobi and promotes Swiss interests in Kenya. The embassy of Switzerland also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Kenya. The Swiss Embassy in Nairobi is headed by Mr Jacques Pitteloud - Ambassador of Switzerland to Kenya.


Swiss Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya General Mathenge Drive 89 Spring Valley Westlands Nairobi Kenya


(+254) 31 322 18 71 (+254) 20 267 32 82


(+254) 31 322 18 74






Mr Jacques Pitteloud - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Kenya require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Swiss embassy in Nairobi 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 Switzerland

For all Swiss visa related matters contact the embassy in Nairobi before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.eda.admin.ch/nairobi ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+254) 31 322 18 71 (+254) 20 267 32 82 or email nai.vertretung@eda.admin.ch

Consulates of Switzerland in Kenya

Next to the embassy in Nairobi there could be additional Swiss consulates located in Kenya.

Please check below for the locations of the Swiss consulates in Kenya.

Swiss Consulates in Kenya

Next to the embassy in Nairobi, Switzerland has consulates in the following cities: Mombasa

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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