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.
Embassy of Switzerland in the Czech Republic
Since 18 May 2020 the state of emergency in the Czech Republic has been lifted.
The situation is developing dynamically, the restrictive measures are periodically relaxed. The entry ban for foreigners without a residence permit will continue to apply, with a few exceptions (e.g. for business trips or visits for family or long-term relationships). When entering the Czech Republic it is always necessary to present a negative corona test or a mandatory 14-day quarantine will be ordered.
Public transport is still limited, but there are now regular bus connections to Switzerland and back. From 5 June, SWISS will again offer direct flights to Zurich, and from 21 June also to Geneva.
For detailed information, please consult the following pages:
Ministry of the Interior (entry and exit, open border posts)
Ministry of Health (hygiene measures)
Government (meausres in force)
Entry in Switzerland: In Switzerland, too, the measures are gradually being eased. Travel restrictions between Switzerland, Germany, France and Austria will be lifted on 15 June 2020. From 6 July, freedom of travel will apply to all Schengen states. For current and detailed information see: State Secretariat for Migration SEM, Federal Customs Administration.
On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland FHPO informs about measures against to the Novel Coronavirus.
What does the FDFA advise? This link provides answers to the most frequently questions asked from travelers and Swiss abroad.
For urgent requests, kindly contact the Helpline FDFA (around the clock), Tel. +41 800 24-7-365, +41 58 465 33 33, email@example.com
Services and visa
All consular services and visa issues are provided by the Regional Consular Centre in Vienna/Austria.
Detailed information can be found on the German page and on the French page.
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