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Validity and cost of new passports and identity cards

Cost and validity of identity documents

The expiry date of your passport or ID card is marked in or on the document. Make sure you renew your travel documents in good time.

How much will your new passport or identity card cost and how long is it valid?

Temporary passport (emergency passport)

You can apply for a temporary passport in an emergency.

Please note

Make sure you find out about the exact entry requirements for the country you want to travel to. Each country issues its own entry requirements. Ask at the country’s embassy or consulate in Switzerland to be absolutely sure.