Visit the Land of the Alps with Arooha's Switzerland Visa from Dubai

Visiting Switzerland is in everybody’s wish-list. But, how many are really able to Visit Switzerland? Let’s give it a thought… Let’s make it happen!!! Read the below useful details about Visa requirements to Switzerland from Dubai. Then, if needed don’t think twice to dial Arooha. The benchmark is your passport and which country it belongs to. This is the predominant fact that decides whether you need “Pre-arrival visa” or “On arrival visa” Switzerland.

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First Step

Check out is your country of passport one of these below? If so you are eligible to get On – Arrival visa to Switzerland and Stay up to 90 days within a period of 180-day period.

1. Albania 22. Hong Kong 43. Samoa
2. Andorra 23. Israel 44. San Marino
3. Antigua and Barbuda 24. Macau 45. Serbia
4. Argentina 25. Macedonia 46. Solomon Islands
5. Australia 26. Macedonia 47. South Korea
6. Bahamas 27. Marshall Islands 48. Taiwan
7. Barbados 28. Mauritius 49. Timor Leste
8. Bosnia and Herzegovina 29. Mexico 50. Tonga
9. Brazil 30. Micronesia 51. Trinidad and Tobago
10. Brunei 31. Moldova 52. Tuvalu
11. Canada 32. Monaco 53. Ukraine
12. Chile 33. Montenegro 54. United Arab Emirates
13. Colombia 34. New Zealand 55. United States
14. Costa Rica 35. Nicaragua 56. Uruguay
15. Dominica 36. Palau 57. Vanuatu
16. El Salvador 37. Panama 58. Vatican City
17. Georgia 38. Paraguay 59. Venezuela
18. Grenada 39. Peru 60. Kiribati
19. Guatemala 40. Saint Kitts and Nevis 61. Singapore
20. HondurasSamoa 41. Saint Lucia 62. Japan
21. Hong Kong 42. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 63. Seychelles

United Kingdom British nationals who are not nationalsof the United Kingdom for the purposesof European Union law If your passport is does NOT belong to any of those above mentioned countries.

Second Step

You need to apply Pre-arrival visa to Switzerland. Since, Switzerland is a part of the Schengen territory and once you get the visa it allows you to travel to all 26 Schengen countries.

Switzerland Visit Visa – Schengen Visa

Based on your purpose of visit to Switzerland, there are few categories of Schengen visas

Tourist Visa


Business Visa


Transit visa

Airport Transit

Invite Visa

Invited visa
Invited by a family or friend School Trip

Schengen Visa Prices From Dubai

There is a mandatory non- refundable visa fee that you need to pay when you are applying for a Switzerland visa. Depending on your age and the type of visa you want to apply, there is a visa fee along with Arooha's Service fee. Which is not refunded even if your visa is rejected.

Required documents for Switzerland Visit visa from Dubai

Application Form Fully completed

dated and signed by the applicant himself or his legal guardian. If the applicant is a minor under the age of 18, both parents must sign the form and add a copy of their passports. If one of the parent is unable to sign the form, he/she must submit a letter of agreement together with a copy of his/her passport.

Documents in English

All documents must be in English or translated to English

Two recent passport-sized photographs

(not older than 6 month) with a light background, not stapled. Head or face cover(s) are not permitted except for religious reasons. Full visibility of the facial features. Picture size must be 3.5 x 4.5 cm.

Original Passport

with 2 blank Pages ( issued within less than 10 years and has to be valid for 6 months from the date of return) The original passport and one copy of all relevant passport pages (data page, pages containing previous Schengen visa and UAE resident permit)

Financial Means

Personal Bank Statements showing the movements over the last 3 months.

Employment Letter

Company Letter Of Your Employer and Trade license For the company letter: on a proper letterhead in original, duly stamped and with the name and position of the signatory. No scanned or electronic signature is accepted. Please note that even the owner of the company needs a letter and that the applicant cannot sign his/her own letter. The letter must contain the following information about the visa applicant: the company, position, joining date, salary and the dates of the approved leave. The company has to guarantee the return of the applicant. For applicants under spouse’s or parent’s visa, letter from the sponsor is also required.

Travel Insurance

Proof of travel medical insurance covering the entire period of intended stay, valid for all Schengen States and covering any expenses which might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention, emergency hospital treatment or death during stay. The minimum coverage must be EUR 30.000.


Proof of accommodation during intended stay: hotel reservation or copy of a rental contract or of residential property.

Flight Ticket

Copy of flight reservation including return flight.


For minors under the age of 18, travelling without their parents/ legal guardian. Original authorization signed by their parents/legal guardian and copy of passport(s) of parents/legal guardian.

UAE Resident permit

has to be valid for further one month period after the intended departure from the territory of the Schengen States. GCC citizens submit a copy of their valid Emirates ID.

Household employees

Have to be working with the sponsor for more than one year. Sponsor must fill in and sign the liability declaration form.

Schengen visa processing

Processing time: The processing time for the visas vary from 7 working days up-to 15 working days



Provide the relevant documents and payment


Scrutinizing the documents


Type application and prepare relevant documents


Examine the application thoroughly by the visa consultant


Appointment with Switzerland embassy to submit your documents and bio-metrics


Phase of Visa Application process


Passport collection


Visa - ready notification SMS

Bits about Switzerland

In addition to the application fee which is non-refundable, there is a service charge based on the nationality and the paper work, please contact Arooha for the prices. You can choose between 06 month Multiple entry visa to a 10 year multiple entry visa.

Great Alpine culture, traditions and lifestyle
The life style of Switzerland has been influenced by the Alps; derived and rooted in Europe. It has gifted remarkable tangible and intangible heritage to Switzerland pass from generation to generation. Falk traditions of Alpine life have been evenly spread around the Farming and agricultural livelihood, Music, dancing, Sports, Arts and all Customs of the inhabitant’s Domestic life.

Amazing Landscape
Lavishing mountainous country of Switzerland is absolutely a paradise.You should definitely join with some enthralling activities such as water sports Skiing, Water rafting, Snowboarding and flying from up enjoying bird eye views from Hot-air balloons, Parachute rides and body shaking hiking ,mountain rides and thrilling outdoor to realize it . Specially, the hill country more favorable for thrilling adventures and vacation stays.

Urban Culture and Urban edge Thestyle of Medieval and modern class art is the signature of the Switzerland towns and Urban escape. The Castles, Galleries and lake side buildings are common urban edge features. This is one of the reasons that make interesting to the travellers in exploring Switzerland cities.

Early wake up and early sleep
In Switzerland day starts early specially in terms of shops, cafes and other busiest attractions. Hence, they start daily work early on the other hand they night starts early too.

Lovely Lakes and Swan.
In this country swan lakes is a common feature in every city. We know you will love to capture it. But, be careful especially when taking selfies with those swans in lakes as they are so strong and possible to cause serious injuries to you.

Good Local Swiss Chocolate
Don’t miss to taste Local Swiss chocolate while you are in Switzerland. Also, countryside cheese and milk.

Multi-ethnic population
Switzerland has multi-ethnic diversity in the population. So, not only Swiss but also you will meet many other nationals.

No friendly Hi’ s
In Switzerland friendly chats and Hi’s are notthat entertained in some areas. So be mindful when you talk with waiters and receptionists and sellers.

Not at all for nightlife
Unlike famous Las-Vegas or New York or Italian cities or France, here in Switzerland you will not find more friendly environment for night life and clubs. That’s why, you better shouldn’t to go there expecting Night life fun.

Worthy Swiss pass and Easy public transfer
You do not need to have any fear to use Public transfer while your stay in Switzerland. If you are staying here for more than 1 month, better get a Swiss pass to travel around easily by train.

Not easy for your pocket
In Switzerland everything is comparatively expensive. So, you will need to have enough money in hand before you step foot on this land.

Frequently asked Questions

How many days will my visa process take?

It may take anywhere between 7 to 10 working days after the application is handed over to the embassy for short nationalities.

Do children below the age of 18 need to be accompanied by parents?

Yes, children below the age of 18 years need to be accompanied by their parents or elders. With a NOC letter from both parents stating that they have no issues for the travel. Attaching the passport copies to the child’s application.

What if my passport is older than and 10 years, can I still apply for a visa?

No, you will not be able to apply for a visa with a passport which is older than 10 years as the embassy will not be able to enter it in their systems.

Will I be able to pull my passport back during the process?

Yes, only if you are a pilot, cabin crew or a frequent business flyer you will need to show your other travel itinerary and can travel and submit your passport when your visa is ready for stamping.

Is the visa fee refunded in case of rejection?

No, the visa fee is non-refundable in case of rejection as granting the visa is purely on the discretion of the embassy.

What if visa got delayed due to embassy?

You will receive a receipt which has the embassy number you can call and check if they need any additional documents.

Is insurance mandatory to get visa?

Yes, travel insurance is mandatory as it is for your own safety. If you get injured or any natural calamity occurs during your trip your insurance covers you for the above.

Hotel booking is required?

Yes, hotel booking is one of the main criteria for a visa application. Without which your visa will not be processed.