Update on Entering Switzerland
On June 23, 2021, the Federal Council decided to lift the entry restrictions for persons from third countries who are vaccinated. For vaccinated third-country nationals, the regular entry requirements will apply again from June 26, 2021.
The Embassy of Switzerland in Tehran is currently accepting all visa categories for persons arriving from third countries like Iran who can prove they have been fully vaccinated. Booking of appointment is mandatory for all applications. VFS Global is operational and accepting visa application at the Visa Center in Tehran.
Entry restrictions continue to apply to foreign nationals who are not vaccinated and are without rights of free movement, entering from risk countries or regions and who do not belong to any of the exceptional categories of the SEM Directive (version of 26 June 2021).
Vaccinated persons are persons who have been vaccinated with a vaccine that is licensed according to the WHO Emergency use listing and has been fully vaccinated in accordance with the requirements or recommendations of the country in which the vaccination was carried out.
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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic there are special rules for people entering Switzerland. Please refer to the information of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH)