Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai
The corona virus pandemic (COVID-19) continues to spread around the world and the situation in India is currently very critical. The Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai is constantly assessing the situation.
Some airlines have suspended services to and from India. If your flight has been cancelled please check directly with the airline.
Air France: www.airfrance.com +91 12 462 33 502, 1800-4192-033
Air India: www.airindia.in/evacuation-flight.htm
British Airways: www.britishairways.com
On June 23, 2021, the Federal Council decided to lift the entry restrictions for persons from third countries who are vaccinated.
For vaccinated third-country nationals, the regular entry requirements will apply again from June 26, 2021.
Entry restrictions continue to apply to foreign nationals who are not vaccinated and are without rights of free movement, entering from risk countries or regions and who do not belong to any of the exceptional categories of the Covid 19 Regulation 3.
For additional information, please consult the webpage of the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM).
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic there are special rules for people entering Switzerland. Please refer to the information of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH).
According to the Indian Government, all international scheduled airlines operations shall remain suspended until further notice.
As per 25.05.2020, for domestic flights new regulation on the check-in procedures have been imposed in order to safeguard traveler’s health. Please check the website of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and follow the instructions given by your airline.
Travelers are advised to check on detailed procedure with the respective airline as well as on quarantine measures or special regulations of the respective Indian States/Union territories in advance. Current information can be found on the websites of the airports or of the Indian Ministry for Civil Aviation.
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 go to: indianfrro.gov.in
Information for Indian citizens
Kindly note that immigration into Switzerland will currently only be possible if you possess one of the following residence permits/visas (as per directive of the State Secretariat for Migration in Berne)
- Valid residence permit C, B, L or a legitimation card
- Long-term Visa type D only
- Refugee’s travel document issued by Switzerland with a permanent residence permit or a valid F permit
We recommend bringing a proof of relationship (e.g. copy of marriage certificate as well as the copy of the Swiss or European passport of your partner) or the residence permit card to the airport.
Questions and answers on entry and stay in Switzerland as well as the exceptions and suspension of visas can be found on the Homepage of the State Secretariat for Migration SEM
Indian Government information: Government of India
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 / F) chapter 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"
+41 800 247 365
+41 58 465 33 33
Due to the more restrictive COVID-19 regulations of the State of Maharashtra, an appointment is now required for a personal visit to the Consulate General of Switzerland.
Aufgrund der restriktiveren COVID-19 Bestimmungen des Staates Maharashtra gilt ab sofort eine Terminvereinbarung bei persönlicher Vorsprache beim Schweizer Generalkonsulat.
En raison d’un renforcement de la réglementation COVID-19 dans l'État du Maharashtra, une prise de rendez-vous est désormais obligatoire pour toutes visites au Consulat général de Suisse.
The Consulate General provides consular services for people resident in: Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangaga as well as Andaman & Nicobar, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Puducherry.
The Consulate General in Mumbai does not offer any visa services. We therefore ask all our Indian guests and travelers wishing to visit the popular tourist destinations in Switzerland, to contact the Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi for visa support.