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The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs urges all Swiss citizens in Syria to leave the country now, as long as commercial transportation is still available. 

Please consult the travel advice:
http://www.eda.admin.ch/eda/de/home/travad/hidden/hidde2/syria.html German 
http://www.eda.admin.ch/eda/fr/home/travad/hidden/hidde2/syria.html French 
http://www.eda.admin.ch/eda/it/home/travad/hidden/hidde2/syria.html Italian

Stay informed through TV, Radio and Internet about new developments. Remain sceptical about rumours that might circulate and that are often inaccurate and flawed.

On February 29, 2012 the Swiss Embassy in Damascus has been closed.

For assistance Swiss citizens can contact the Swiss Embassy in Beyrouth under:
+961 1 324 129
or by e-mail  bey.vertretung@eda.admin.ch.

or 

Helpline of the Swiss Federal Department for Foreign Affairs in Bern
under:
+41 800 24-7-365

The Swiss Federal Department for Foreign Affairs is closely monitoring developments and will update this page if necessary.

The Consular Section at the Swiss Embassy in Damascus is closed and the services transferred to the Visa Offices of the Swiss Embassies in Beirut and Amman. No new visa applications will be accepted.

 Embassy Beirut - Visa section
 Embassy Amman - Visa section