Consulate General of Switzerland in Chicago

Information regarding new corona virus (Novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV)

On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to be a public health emergency of international concern.

The national and international health authorities are monitoring the development of the situation, informing the population and recommending precautionary measures, if necessary.

We advise our citizens living and travelling in the US to observe the information and recommendations of the World Health Organization WHO, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH. Please also consult the "Focus Corona Virus" in the FDFA's travel advice.

Visa & entry to Switzerland

Visa requirements, the filing of visa applications, forms and visa costs, and information about living in Switzerland


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


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