Embassy of Switzerland in Greece

The embassy premises in Athens © EDA

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 tasks of the embassy


Coronavirus Updates

Find below information on current travelling restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

Travelling to Switzerland | FAQ & HelplineGreece

Since July 1, 2020, Greece is requesting that travelers wishing to enter the country fill out a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) electronically at least 24hrs prior to their arrival. Additionally, beginning from November 11, 2020, a negative COVID19-Test is required to enter the country, made within the preceeding 72hrs.

Starting January 8, 2021, persons arriving in Greece are obliged to self-quarantine for seven days.

Starting from November 11, 2020, the PLF will have to be filled out by citizens and residents of Greece prior to their departure.

You can find more information on the security measures in Greece on the following websites:

COVID19 in Greece

Circulation Permits within Greece

Greek Ministry for Tourism

General Secretariat for Civil Protection

For any questions, please contact the Greek Missions in Switzerland.


The Embassy of Switzerland remains active and open to the public from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. We invite our visitors to comply with the health protection measures currently in force, in particular social distancing.

To access the reception, we recommend making an appointment by email (athens@eda.admin.ch ) or by phone:

+30 210 72 30 364+30 210 72 30 364 | +30 210 72 30 364.

People who spontaneously present themselves during opening hours will only be received if conditions allow.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Services and visa

All consular services and visa support for residents of the countries listed below are provided by the Regional Consular Centre Athens. Information can be found on the websites concerned:

Greece – Services
Griechenland – Visa


Switzerland and Greece

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy


The Swiss embassy publishes a newsletter containing information on culture, science and politics


Local and international news and events related to the country


Scholarship opportunities for foreign and Swiss students

Entering Switzerland

Greek citizens can enter Switzerland with a valid passport or with a valid identity card.For more information