Iranian Student Visa for Studying Master's in Switzerland -

Visa Info for Iranian Students Going to a University in Switzerland

  • 22700000 IRR Visa fee
  • Required Proof of language
  • Not required Interview

Visa D - Studies

If you're a student from Iran, you'll need the Visa D - Studies to study in Switzerland. This visa is made specifically for students like you who are ready to begin their study abroad adventure in Switzerland. Find out the best information about the process of getting the Visa D - Studies to decide if studying abroad in Switzerland is right for you.

Main steps to take for the Swiss student visa

Here is what Iranian students have to do to get a student visa that will allow them to study in Switzerland:

You will need to complete three application forms and sign them. The visa application can be submitted in person at the visa section of the Embassy of Switzerland in Iran with prior appointment. To make an appointment, you need to send an e-mail to: by adding the copy of your passport and your admission letter. The entry visa will allow you to travel through the Schengen States and enter Switzerland during its validity. Within the first 14 days following your initial entry you will have to declare your arrival at the Foreign Police or Town Registrar at your place of residence.

Iranian students maybe have to provide biometrics during the visa application process. Your biometrics are, basically, extra identification (e.g. fingerprinting and pictures) that countries use for security purposes.

You won't have to attend a visa interview during the application process.

The Visa D - Studies from Switzerland is valid for more than 90 days. So that you can stay during your entire degree programme, you may need to renew your visa every year. If you want to stay in Switzerland after your degree is over, you will have to apply for a different visa, or a visa renewal through the immigration office.

How much will I have to pay for the student visa?

To apply for the Swiss Visa D - Studies , you will also have to pay a fee of 22700000 IRR. Depending on your situation, Swiss authorities will allow you to pay this fee online, on location at a visa application centre in Iran, or through a bank transfer.

Iranian students won't need to get health insurance for the Swiss visa.

Which documents are required for my student visa?

When you apply for your visa, one of the most important things you need to prove is that you have enough money to support yourself during your study programme. the proof of funds amount is unknown

Iranian students will have to prove they speak English well enough to study in an international university in Switzerland. These language skills ensure that you can succeed in your classes and manage your way around Switzerland.

Iranian students won't need to take a medical test before arriving in Switzerland.

Iranian students won't need to set up a Restricted Bank Account. This type of bank account restricts the amount of money you can withdraw every month, and only allows you to access it when you arrive in Switzerland.

The application will be forwarded to the competent authorities in Switzerland for their decision (this may take 12-16 weeks).

Look at the Swiss immigration website for more detailed visa information.


Switzerland seems like the type of country that excels at everything: from great psychologists like Jung and Piaget, to sportsmen and women, like Federer and Hingis, you'd have to expect that the subjects and Master's degrees are also top-notch.

Also, Switzerland is located in the heart of Europe, and, considering all the jokes about how compact the countries are, it's no surprise that you could visit 3 countries in only one afternoon, getting a true international experience to the maximum.

Switzerland is most well-known for its Master's degrees in Business Administration, Engineering, Hospitality, Life Sciences, Economics, and much more.

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