Embassy of Switzerland in Tanzania

View of the Swiss Embassy building in Dar es Salaam
Embassy of Switzerland in Tanzania © FDFA

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the local authorities and the recommendations of the World Health Organisation WHO


In Switzerland, the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH informs in regards to the Novel Coronavirus and publishes travel advice accordingly. 


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

For all visa inquiries, please consult the menu "Visa & entry to Switzerland".

Entry regulations

Besides the rules set down by the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM), no pandemic-related measures currently apply to people entering Switzerland.

Travel Advice FDFA

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.

FDFA Travel Advice with focus on COVID-19

The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs requests Swiss
travellers  abroad to register now on the Travel Admin App

For urgent requests, kindly contact the Embassy or the FDFA Helpline:

+41 800 247 365
+41 584 653 333


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


A greeting from the Ambassador

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

Switzerland and Tanzania

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


The Swiss embassy publishes a newsletter containing information on culture, science and politics


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


List of partners supporting our projects.


Local and international news