Embassy of Switzerland in the Czech Republic

Ambassade de Suisse Prague
Ambassade de Suisse Prague © FDFA

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

COVID 19

Since 18 May 2020 the state of emergency in the Czech Republic has been lifted.

The situation is developing dynamically, the restrictive measures are periodically relaxed. The entry ban for foreigners without a residence permit will continue to apply, with a few exceptions (e.g. for business trips or visits for family or long-term relationships).  When entering the Czech Republic it is always necessary to present a negative corona test or a mandatory 14-day quarantine will be ordered. 

Public transport is still limited, but there are now regular bus connections to Switzerland and back. From 5 June, SWISS will again offer direct flights to Zurich, and from 21 June also to Geneva.

For detailed information, please consult the following pages:

Ministry of the Interior (entry and exit, open border posts)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Health (hygiene measures)

Government (meausres in force) 

Entry in Switzerland: In Switzerland, too, the measures are gradually being eased. Travel restrictions between Switzerland, Germany, France and Austria will be lifted on 15 June 2020. From 6 July, freedom of travel will apply to all Schengen states. For current and detailed information see:  State Secretariat for Migration SEM, Federal Customs Administration.

On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland FHPO informs about measures against to the Novel Coronavirus.

What does the FDFA advise? This link provides answers to the most frequently questions asked from travelers and Swiss abroad.

For urgent requests, kindly contact the Helpline FDFA (around the clock), Tel. +41 800 24-7-365, +41 58 465 33 33, helpline@eda.admin.ch

Detailed information can be found on the German page and on the French page.

Welcome

A greeting from the Ambassador

Newsletter

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

Swiss Contribution Office Prague

Coordinates funding and projects on the ground

Switzerland and the Czech Republic

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

News

Local and international news and events related to the country