Japan Embassy and Consulates in Switzerland
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of Japan may close on the following Swiss and Japanese holidays in 2021/2022:
|Saint Nicholas of Flüe||Saturday, September 25||1 day, 5 hours|
|Culture Day||Wednesday, November 03||1 month, 1 week|
|Labour Thanksgiving Day||Tuesday, November 23||2 months|
|Immaculate Conception Day||Wednesday, December 08||2 months, 2 weeks|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||3 months|
|St. Stephen's Day||Sunday, December 26||3 months|
|Restoration Day||Friday, December 31||3 months, 1 week|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||3 months, 1 week|
|Berchtolds Day||Sunday, January 02||3 months, 1 week|
|Three King's Day||Thursday, January 06||3 months, 2 weeks|
|Coming-of-Age Day||Thursday, January 13||3 months, 3 weeks|
1. How many Japanese Embassies/Consulates are there in Switzerland?
Japan currently maintains 3 diplomatic representative offices in Switzerland including Bern, Geneva and Zurich.
2 - Do Swiss citizens need a visa for Japan?
Citizens of Switzerland (holders of regular passports) can travel to Japan for 90 days without having to apply or obtain a Japanese visa for short-term tourism.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of Japanese embassies in Switzerland?
The Japanese representative offices in Switzerland will be closed in observance of the following Swiss and Japanese holidays in 2021/2021:
- Saint Nicholas of Flüe (CH) Sat, Sep 25, 2021 (1 day, 10 hours)
Time in Japan vs Switzerland
Tokyo, Japan time is 7:00 hours ahead of Bern, Switzerland