Acceptable Documents for Switzerland

Primary Documents

If you understand german or french or prefer a german or french translation, consider having a look at it.

As these are official Swiss languages they may be more complete than the english document here.


The swiss passport 2006 ist detailed in It is very similar to the older passport 2003.

The swiss passport 2003 ist detailed in

ID card

The ID card for swiss citizen is also a primary document.

Driver's Licence

The current driver's licence (issued since 2003) is detailed in (pdf), it is quite similar to the EC driver's licence.

Older driver's licences, issued before 2003, also qualify as a primary document.

Secondary Documents

Unacceptable Documents