Information about travel to Switzerland related to COVID-19
Until further notice, entry to Switzerland has been restricted.
Exemptions are granted for the following travelers:
- You are a Swiss citizen
For further exemptions visit the following website: SEM FAQ border closure
If you are eligible for an exemption but do not have documentation to prove this to the airline company and immigration officer at the Swiss border, please contact your Swiss representation by e-mail (NO phone calls please), provide your first name, last name, date of birth and nationality, and specify your situation and needs.
If your trip to Switzerland includes transit through another foreign country, you must also check the entry restrictions of that country.
Information about negative COVID test and QUARANTINE when entering Switzerland
Beginning March 25, 2021: Travelers arriving in Switzerland from the USA will no longer have to go into quarantine (FOPH).
Mandatory for all airline passengers travelling from the USA to Switzerland:
- Present valid proof of a negative PCR test, taken no more than 72 hours (time of specimen collection) before departure. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from the test requirement. For further exemptions and acceptance of a rapid immunological test conducted less than 24 hours before departure, please see the website of FOPH.
- Electronic form for incoming travelers
For further information on quarantine and COVID Test requirements, please see the website of the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH.