Information about travel to Switzerland related to COVID-19
Until further notice, entry to Switzerland is 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, place of residence, 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 for authorized entry to Switzerland
Travelers arriving in Switzerland from the USA do not 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 16 as well as fully vaccinated and coronavirus recovered travelers (within the last six months) are exempt from the test requirement. Please find the details as well as further exemptions on the website of FOPH.
- Electronic form for incoming travelers; exceptions for fully vaccinated and coronavirus recovered travelers (within the last six months)
For further information on quarantine and COVID Test requirements, please see the website of the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH.