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Outside of Switzerland – travel without a visa

All countries within Europe have abolished by the Schengen Agreement – to which also Switzerland belongs – personal controls on borders as much as possible. With some exceptions, sometimes even temporary entry to all member countries without passport or visa is possible

To the so called full user states belong:

Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Slovakia, Spain, Czech Republic, Hungary.

In addition to Switzerland Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway as a non EU-members are also part of the Schengen agreement and thus enable you to travel without border control.

Because, nevertheless, also in the European foreign countries general personal controls can be carried out, it always recommended to carry a valid identity card document, such as the ID card, with himself.


Pictures can be easily adapted and cut in our passport photo generator.

When one does need a visa

For all countries outside the EU usually a visa is required for the entry. Size and terms of the required passport photos can vary depending on the country. The format of the visa photos which Swiss citizens need is mostly directed after the standard-passport photograph size of the country. In Russia, for example, pictures are used in the European format 3,5 × 4,5 cm. India and the USA require photos in the format 2 × 2 inch or ~ 5 × 5 cm.

The passport photo maker cuts images in the correct format.

You can cut to free your photo in our photo generator on the right aspect ratio – and if necessary customize it to the biometric template. The specific provisions of each country are available via the following links:



How to get a visa or a visa in three easy steps

In addition to the creation of your visa pictures at idphoto, you also have the possibility to request your visa from our partner Visaworld with all that you need. Visaworld takes care of all formalities and relieves you from the coordination with the respective consulate.

In a first step, you choose your destination and then fill in the Visaworld application form, where you will be contacted by Visaworld employees within three hours (during office hours). Here you will get the exact details of the required documents, which you then forward to them.

In no matter which country you would like to travel, as an expert in this area, Visaworld takes over all formalities, up to the collection of the visa at the respective consulate. You do not have to worry about anything else and can devote yourself to the pleasant questions of your stay abroad – and there are certainly some of them!

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