Embassy of Switzerland in Romania

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

 

New entry regulations for Switzerland starting on February 8th 2021

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic there are special rules for people entering Switzerland. Depending on the type of travel, you might have to fill out a form for incoming travellers, show proof of a negative test and/or go into quarantine.

  • Travelers from states and areas with an increased risk of infection must show a negative PCR test upon entry and go into a 10-day quarantine. List of countries and areas
  • All persons traveling to Switzerland by plane must have a negative PCR test.
  • The electronic entry form is available at swissplf.admin.ch. Important: Fill out the form before your entry to Switzerland.
  • The quarantine can be shortened from the 7th day on by order of the cantonal authorities and after a negative test result.
  • All people entering Switzerland are obliged to provide their contact details. This does not apply to people who travel to Switzerland in their private car from countries and areas without an increased risk of infection.

Further information can be found on the website of Federal Office of Public Health.

Federal Office of Public Health

Novel Coronavirus

For information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the local authorities (www.ms.ro and www.mae.ro) and the recommendations of the World Health Organization WHO

On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland FHPO informs in regards to the Novel Coronavirus and publishes travel advice accordingly.

The Travel Advice FDFA (in German, French and Italian) offers travelers basic information for travel preparation by informing on possible risks and certain precautions. They are to be considered as a complementary source of information.

For urgent requests, kindly contact the FDFA Helpline  (Tel. +41 800 24-7-365 / +41 58 465 33 33) or contact the Swiss representation in Bucharest.  

Services and visa

All consular services and visa support for people resident in Romania and Bulgaria are provided by the Regional Consular Centre South-eastern Europe Bucharest. Information can be found on the websites concerned:

Romania
Bulgaria

Newsletter

The Swiss embassy and the Swiss Contribution Office for Romania publish a newsletter containing information on culture, science and politics

News

Local and international news and events related to the country

Switzerland and Romania

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

Swiss Contribution Office Bucharest

Coordinates funding and projects on the ground