Embassy of Switzerland in Hungary
Information on Coronavirus / Covid-19
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Regulations for entry into Switzerland from February 17, 2022
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Health-related measures for persons entering Switzerland are being lifted from 17 February 2022. When entering Switzerland, there is no obligation to present a valid certificate, proof of recovery, a negative COVID-19 test or an entry form. Nonetheless, it is still necessary to wear a mask on public transport as well as in medical settings.
In Switzerland, vaccines are accepted that have been approved by either the Swiss, EU or WHO health authorities. In practice, all vaccines that are vaccinated in Hungary are accepted, with the exception of Sputnik.
Further exceptions and more detailed information regarding the entry of Switzerland can be found on the FOPH's website.
Infoline for persons entering Switzerland: +41 58 464 44 88 (daily 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.)
The FDFA has no authority to issue instructions to air carriers on matters concerning the access of passengers to the aircraft. Please note, that according to the business policies of some airlines, a valid certificate or negative COVID-19 test before boarding an aircraft as well the obligation to wear a mask during the flight could be necessary. We advise you to consult directly with the respective airline.
Covid-19 situation in Hungary
On November 4th, 2020, the Hungarian government declared a national state of emergency which has been prolonged until June 1st, 2022.
Entry requirements for Hungary from 7 March 2022
As of March 7th, the Hungarian government has lifted all entry restrictions that were previously in force.
Obligation to wear a mask
As of March 7th, the mask obligation applies only in the medical environment.
Last modification: 07.03.2022
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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.
Services and visa
All consular services and visa issues are provided by the Regional Consular Centre in Vienna/Austria.