Schweizerische Botschaft in Singapur
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Travelling to Switzerland
On June 23, 2021, the Federal Council decided to lift the entry restrictions for persons from third countries who are vaccinated. For more information about travelling to Switzerland from Singapore, consult the webpage of the State Secretariat for Migration SEM or contact the embassy. The regular visa requirements apply again, please visit for submission the website of VFS Global.
Entry into Switzerland from Singapore
To see what rules and procedures apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the website Travelcheck.
Swiss COVID-19 Certificate
In order to obtain a COVID certificate that is valid in Switzerland, the vaccine administered must be approved for use in Switzerland and you must be fully vaccinated. To obtain a certificate, contact the cantonal authorities in your canton of residence or where you are temporarily staying. There is at least one point of contact in each canton. You can find the relevant information on the canton’s website.
Transit through Singapore
Changi Airport allows transit with authorised airlines. Transit lanes are specifically granted airline-by-airline and are limited in scope. Travellers wishing to transit through Changi Airport are encouraged to contact their chosen airlines directly to ensure they are able to complete their full journey.
Entry into Singapore for Swiss short-term visitors
With few exceptions, short-term visitors are not allowed to enter Singapore.
Entry into Singapore for Swiss citizens residing in Singapore
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is restricting the entry/re-entry of work pass holders, including their dependents, into Singapore. All work pass holders are required to obtain the MOM’s approval before they commence their journey to Singapore. Moreover, long-term pass holders (this includes holders of a Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP), a Student’s Pass (STP), and those with an In-Principle Approval (IPA) for a Long-Term Pass) who are planning to enter Singapore must obtain the permission of the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority before they commence their journey to Singapore.
Furthermore, incoming passengers must submit online health declarations up to three days before arrival. Arrivers then must serve a Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) for 14 days at government-designated premises.
More permissive rules apply to travellers from select countries.
Register the Swiss Travel Admin App on your smartphone so that you can be contacted by the relevant Swiss embassy in an emergency.
For any binding flight information, please contact your airline.
The Consular Section continues to be operational. Swiss citizens can visit without appointment during the public opening hours.
Relevant sources of information
FDFA Travel Advice, Focus Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) , in German, French, Italian
Helpline, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA):
+41 800 247 365
+41 58 465 33 33