Australian Permanent Mission and Consulate-General
Geneva, Switzerland
Address: Chemin des Fins 2, Case Postale 102, 1211 Geneva 19 - Telephone: 022 799 9100 - Fax: 022 799 9178

Approved Guarantors for applications lodged in Switzerland

GUARANTOR TO ENDORSE YOUR PHOTOS & COMPLETE SECTION 12 OF THE FORM

Your guarantor must meet ONE OF THE TWO requirements listed below:

1. Be an Australian citizen who holds a current, valid Australian passport that had at least 2 years validity at date of issue. They must have known you for at least 12 months. They must not be related to you by birth, marriage or defacto relationship (this includes a same sex relationship) and they must not live at the same address as you. All guarantors must provide a daytime telephone number and be readily contactable. If we cannot contact your guarantor, you may be asked to provide a new guarantor page and newly endorsed photographs.

OR

2. Be someone who currently works in one of the following occupational categories and has known you for at least 12 months (they do not have to be an Australian citizen). They must not be related to you by birth, marriage or defacto relationship (this includes a same sex relationship) and they must not live at the same address as you. All guarantors must provide a daytime telephone number and be readily contactable. If we cannot contact your guarantor, you may be asked to provide a new guarantor page and newly endorsed photographs.

  1. CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
  2. CHARTERED ENGINEERS
  3. JUDGES
  4. BARRISTERS / SOLICITORS
  5. PATENT ATTORNEYS, CLERKS OF COURT, BAILIFFS, SHERIFFS
  6. BANK MANAGERS
  7. MILITARY OFFICERS
  8. REGISTERED MEDICAL PRACTITIONSERS
  9. DENTISTS
  10. PHARMACISTS
  11. REGISTERED VETERINARY SURGEONS
  12. REGISTERED NURSES
  13. ELECTED GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES
  14. POLICE OFFICERS WITH 5 YEARS CONTINUOUS SERVICE
  15. MARRIAGE CELEBRANTS OR MINISTERS OF RELIGION
  16. POSTAL MANAGERS
  17. PUBLIC SERVANTS WITH 5 YEARS CONTINUOUS SERVICE WITH CURRENT EMPLOYER
  18. TEACHERS – FULL-TIME, WHO HAVE BEEN TEACHING FOR MORE THAN 5 YEARS