Consulate General of Switzerland in Chengdu
The Consulate General serves the Southwestern China region, covering the provinces of Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and Chongqing Municipality. It focuses on facilitating and enhancing the economic and trade relations between Switzerland and China’s southwestern region, as well as promoting Switzerland’s innovative capacities and tourism.
Consular services (issuing of passports, civil status changes, registrations, legalisations, etc.) and visa issues are provided at the embassy in Beijing. For these matters, please always refer to the embassy according to the given contact.
Situation in Switzerland
Check the website of the Swiss health authorities on the current situation in Switzerland.
Travel to Switzerland
Everyone entering Switzerland must present a completed entry form (rare exceptions may apply, please refer to art. 3 of the COVID-19 Ordinance on International Passenger Transport). It is important to fill out the electronic entry form on a computer or smartphone at the earliest 48 hours before the travel in order to receive a QR code by email. This code needs to be kept at hand for inspection upon arrival in Switzerland. The controlling authority can impose a fine if the entry form is not completed or if the information provided is false.
Travelling back to China
For more information on the requirements of the Chinese authorities to return to China after your stay in Switzerland, consult the webpage of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Switzerland.
If you have further questions regarding visa matters please contact us via: email@example.com
Consular Section (not for visas): In case of emergency, Consular services remain also available outside office hours:
Communication of 04.11.2020 on travelling back to China (PDF, 298.2 kB, English)
Communication of 28.09.2020 on travelling back to China (PDF, 323.8 kB, English)
Media release of 31.08.2020 (PDF, 234.5 kB, English)
Communication of 28.08.2020 on travelling back to China (PDF, 384.5 kB, English)
Communication of 30.03.2020 (PDF, 124.9 kB, multilingual: French, German)
Media release of 19.03.2020 (PDF, 280.7 kB, English)
Communication of 21.02.2020 (PDF, 232.3 kB, German)