Condolence Book at the Embassy in Bern

A book of condolence will be available to sign at the embassy in Bern for those wishing to pay their respects. They are open every day from: 10h00 – 12h00 hours and from 14h00 – 16h00 Until Sunday the 18th September 2022


HM Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022 The British Residents’ Association of Switzerland would like to convey their deepest condolences to King Charles III  and his family, on the death of his beloved mother, HM Queen Elizabeth II. May she rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with them all at this very sad […]

Message from the BRA Chairwoman

Our AGM went off well with no hitches and it was lovely to be “live” again and to welcome so many of our Members to the Casino in Bern. The Platinum Jubilee Celebrations for Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II were all a great success and very well attended. The Embassy sent a representative to each […]


Passports If you are wishing to renew your passport you must contact Her Majesty’s Passport Office directly. The British Embassy is not involved in the passport application process. All applications must be completed either online or via downloading a form and sending it back to the UK. Renewing your Passport: To renew your passport online […]


Around Europe, all countries have been implementing measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 infection. Please click on the blue link below to find the latest restrictions introduced by the Swiss Federal authorities. New coronavirus Remember: Your local canton or commune might introduce further measures which affect you. Please check with your local authorities what is […]