Embassy of Switzerland in Cyprus
The governments of the Swiss Confederation and of the Republic of Cyprus, as well as other authorities, have taken and strengthened preventive and operational measures to face the coronavirus covid-19 pandemic. Updated directives and recommendations are given hereafter. Please make use of them and follow them strictly.
For information related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), kindly consult the information and directives of the authorities of Cyprus (Press and Information Office) and of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH), as well as the recommendations of the World Health Organisation WHO.
Travellers from Cyprus to Switzerland:
All travellers must complete an electronic registration form before entering Switzerland (further information and form available here).
In addition, travellers arriving by plane are requested on entry to display a negative PCR test not older than 72hrs.
As of 22 March 2021, a 10-day mandatory quarantine temporarily applies for all travel from Cyprus to Switzerland (further information, incl. exemptions).
General information about entry into Switzerland is available from the State Secretariat for Migration SEM.
Travellers from Switzerland to Cyprus:
Swiss authorities recommend that non-urgent travel should still be avoided.
As of 1 March 2021, the authorities of the Republic of Cyprus request travellers from Switzerland, presently in category "red", to:
- previously complete an electronic registration form: "CyprusFlightPass",
- display on entry a negative PCR test not older than 72hrs,
- undergo a PCR test upon arrival (traveller-paid)
Vaccinated persons must also complete the electronic registration form. Special conditions may apply.
Travel Advice FDFA (in German, French and Italian) offers basic information for travel preparation by informing on possible risks and certain precautions. It is to be considered as a complementary source of information.
Swiss travellers are strongly encouraged to register on the "Travel Admin App FDFA", in order to make contact possible with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA if required.
For the current regulations in Cyprus, please refer to the information provided by the competent Cypriot authorities. Further enquiries can be made to the consulates of Cyprus.
As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.
The Embassy can be reached by Cyprus Public Transport Buses of Nicosia, No. 115 and 119.
115: Lakatamia Hall - Solomos Square
119: Ouranou - Konstantinoupoleos - Solomos Square
Services and visa
All consular services and visa issues are provided by the Regional Consular Centre Athens.