Embassy of Switzerland in India

The embassy premises in New Delhi
The embassy premises in New Delhi © FDFA

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 and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Government of India has allowed resumption of regular international flights from 27th March 2022. Please check directly with the respective airline for the latest schedules and operations. All domestic flights in India will also resume operations without restriction. Please consult the website of the Ministry of Civil Aviation for more information.

Swiss International Airlines have resumed direct flights to Switzerland from Delhi and Mumbai. For more details please contact the airline directly.

Swiss:   www.swiss.com                                                                                                          1800-102-5838

Annex 5 COVID-19 Certificates Ordinance

Conversion of vaccine certificate into a Swiss Covid Certificate: COVID certificate application platform

For more information, kindly refer to the pages of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) and State Secretariat for Migration (SEM)

Travel Check

To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck.

Information about children less than 18 years of age

Children below the age of 18 years do not need to be vaccinated.

RTPCR Test

To enter Switzerland an RT-PCR test is not required. However, most of the airlines do require the RT-PCR test. Please check with the airlines accordingly.

Transit to Switzerland

If you don’t have a nonstop flight to Switzerland, transit through other countries might be restricted. Please check with the authorities of concerned countries.

Travelling from Switzerland to another Schengen State

Visiting other Schengen countries internally from Switzerland might be restricted. Please check with the authorities of concerned countries.

The Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi is currently accepting all visa categories for persons arriving from third countries like India who can prove they have been fully vaccinated. Booking of appointment is mandatory for all applications. VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd. is operational and accepting visa applications at the Centers in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin and Hyderabad.

For Swiss Citizens

We ask all Swiss travelers abroad to register their details and place of stay on the "Travel Admin App". This will make it easier for us to contact them. 

For extension of your Indian visa, please visit: indianfrro.gov.in

Vaccination against Covid-19 for Swiss abroad

In principle, Swiss abroad must comply with the vaccination policy of their host country. For logistical reasons, it is not possible for the Confederation to send vaccines used in Switzerland to its representations abroad. For more information, please consult the Covid-19 section of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad webpage (version E / D / Fchapter Vaccination.

Please also follow the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH), Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) travel advice "Focus Corona Virus"

Federal Office of Public Health (Switzerland) 

New coronavirus / Recommendations for travellers (Quarantine regulations)

Federal Office of Public Health (Switzerland)

FDFA Travel Advice, Focus Coronavirus (COVID-19)

World Health Organization WHO

Helpline FDFA:
+41 800 247 365
+41 58 465 33 33
helpline@eda.admin.ch

Welcome message

A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and India

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

Services

Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees

Events

Search for events via date, search term or topic. You can also subscribe to the monthly events calendar. The calendar gives information about events that are organized by Swiss representations in India.

News

Local and international news and events related to the country

Partners

List of partners supporting our projects.