Nationals of European Union or European Free Trade Area (EU/EFTA) countries
Nationals of EU or EFTA countries do not need a visa.
Nationals of Non-European Union or European Free Trade Area (EU/EFTA) countries
First, it is important to check if a visa is required. Students for whom visas are mandatory will need to apply for visas approximately 4 months before their placement in Switzerland. This is done through the Swiss representation office closest to their residence in their home country.