Consular Service Worldwide CSW

Your service provider for legalisations, visas and other services

We recommend our services when it comes to obtaining the necessary certifications (apostilles, embassy legalisations) for documents that require validity abroad. We handle the organisation of the entire certification process, including liaising with notaries, the Chamber of Commerce, the Cantonal Chancellery and the Federal Chancellery.

Obtaining visas
We help to obtain visas swiftly and in line with the very latest information. Our couriers travel to embassies and consulates on a daily basis. We maintain a diplomatic, professional network.

Other services
We handle other services involving liaising with foreign and domestic authorities on your behalf and find solutions that meet your needs.

An overview of our services

  • Legalisations Obtaining certifications (apostilles, embassy certifications) for your documents, including liaising with notaries, the Chamber of Commerce, the Cantonal Chancellery and the Federal Chancellery

  • Visas Obtaining visas for countries around the world, for both business trips and holidays

  • Other services Services relating to the professional handling of administrative processes involving liaising with foreign and domestic authorities (embassies, consulates, Customs Administration, etc.)

We offer our clients advice and support and represent their interests with full discretion.

What benefits do we offer?

  • A weight off your mind: our services save you unnecessary trips to the embassy and sending documents back and forth, which can be very time-consuming.
  • Network: we are based in the heart of Bern’s embassy district and visit embassies and consulates several times a day. This gives us up-to-the-minute information and enables us to make sure your documents end up in the right hands.
  • Many years of experience: we know the details that matter, and how to get results even in urgent cases.
  • Verification: reliable processes – we check your documents after every step of the certification process.
  • Our service: our work is tailored to our clients’ needs.
  • Outsourcing: we handle specialised administrative processes professionally on your behalf. This minimises the use of your personnel resources.
  • COVID-19: foreign and domestic authorities currently have restricted opening hours, and their guidelines for international document processing change frequently. We take the time-consuming process of clarification off your hands and make use of our network.
  • The final steps: when time is of the essence, the final steps are often key. We’ll find the best logistics partner for you to ensure that your document arrives on time.
  • Simplified invoicing: we cover the advance payment of the relevant fees, and present you with a clear final invoice.