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Switzerland Study Visa Requirements

Capital City:
Berne
Currency:
Swiss Franc (CHF)
Local Time:
GMT + 1
Telephone Code :
+ 41
Bank:
Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Exchange Rate:
1.00 CHF (Swiss Franc) is equivalent to 80.75 BDT

Student Visa Requirement

  1. Relevant Pages of Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp. Issued within the last 10 years and with at least 3 months validity after the scheduled return, with at least two blank pages. Handwritten passports and passports with observations regarding the front page (bio data) cannot be accepted.
  2. Visa Application Form: The visa application must be filled with proper information and signed by the applicant. Please find the visa application form below: The visa application must be filled with proper information and signed by the applicant. Completed, signed twice by the applicant and, if applicable, authorization of third person. If the applicant is a minor: visa application signed twice by legal guardian and if applicable, authorization of third person. (Proving the custody of a minor child, divorce papers, dead certificate etc.).
  3. Photograph: White background, not older than 6 months (size 35 – 40 mm in width, not copied or scanned picture). 1st picture pasted on the application – 2nd picture has to be clipped on the last page of the passport, stapled or pinned pictures cannot be accepted.
  4. Photo ID Card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving Licence and business card (Recommended).
  5. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Office and signed by the applicant. If the applicant is submitting the applications of his/her family, then all applications must include a copy of the covering letter.
  6. NOC/LOI: A letter from your employer on the organization’s letter-head pad, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job as per schedule from employer “No objection statement” regarding the planned trip to Switzerland/Schengen States.
  7. Personal Bank Statements: Original Bank Statements (Personal/Payroll) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature (e-statement is not acceptable).
  8. Proof of employment: employment contract & last 3 months salary slips & last 3 months salary bank account statements.
  9. Sponsor’s Bank Statements: Original/scanned copy of bank statements from the sponsoring party (invitee/Employer company/any other person) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature
  10. Personal ITR Certificate: Income Tax Return Certificate for a period of last 3 years (Recommended): Income Tax Return Certificate for a period of last 3 years (Recommended) (Last 3 years)
  11. Travel Health Insurance: travel health insurance/medical insurance covering the full time of an applicant’s intended visit. The insurance must be valid throughout the territory of the visiting state/s. The minimum cover shall be EUR 30,000 Minimum coverage of 30,000 Euro / 50,000 USD / 50,000 CHF per person. Coverage of all expenses which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention and/or emergency hospital treatment. The insurance has to cover the entire stay in Schengen territory. Applicants who wish to apply for a six months or a one year multiple visa are not obliged to provide a 180 (365) days coverage. It is sufficient to submit an insurance policy covering the first journey.
  12. Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.
  13. Hotel Reservation: A reserved itinerary for your accommodation at a hotel or resort as per the schedule of the trip.
  14. Previous Refusal Letters: Copy of any available visa refusal letter If you have been refused a visa by an Embassy or High Commission in the last 2 years, please provide the Refusal Notice or a written explanation about the reasons of refusal.
  15. Relevant pages of previous passports including visa copies.
  16. Academic Certificates and Transcripts: Authenticated original academic certificates and transcripts issued from the previously attended academic institutions Proof of academy degree :
  17. English language certificates such as TOEFL or IELTS is mandatory. German, French or Italian language certificates if available.
  18. Enrollment Letter: Original and copy of the Letter of Offer/Letter of Enrollment from an overseas academic institution confirming the student’s admission into a specific study programme.
  19. Payment Receipt of Tuition Fees: Copy of the receipt acquired as a proof of advance tuition fee payment to the academic institution
  20. Consent Letter: Children under 18 years old, not travelling with both parents: written consent letter of the other, non-travelling parent or legal guardian, certified by public notary. Children under 18 years old, travelling alone: written consent letter of both parents or legal guardian, certified by public notary. In all cases: copies of the passports of both parents (legal guardian) or PAN cards or driving license.