Embassy of Switzerland in Belgium

Important information COVID-19

Entry into Switzerland from Saturday, 22 January 2022

  • Persons who have been vaccinated or who have recovered will no longer be required to present a negative PCR or rapid antigen test before entering Switzerland. However, it is advisable to consult the travel company as they may still require a test for boarding.
  • Persons who are not vaccinated or who have not recovered will still have to take the tests  (rapid antigenic test of 24 hours maximum or PCR of 72 hours maximum) to enter the country.
  • The Passenger Locator Form (PLF) will only have to be completed by those travelling to Switzerland by plane or on a long-distance bus service.

Keep yourself informed about the situation in Switzerland as it can change constantly. It is therefore important to regularly consult the website of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH).

Federal Office of Public Health - Travelcheck

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Important information regarding the measures taken in Belgium to contain COVID-19

Detailed and updated information on the measures taken in Belgium is available via the following links:

www.info-coronavirus.be
www.diplomatie.belgium.be

Switzerland-EU Institutional Agreement

No signing of Swiss–EU institutional agreement

At its meeting on 26 May 2021, the Federal Council undertook an overall evaluation of the outcome of the negotiations on the institutional framework agreement (InstA).

#SwissEUrelations – a first rank partnership

The European Union is Switzerland’s most important partner by far and effective cooperation is therefore vitally important. This video presents facts and figures about the close economic and human relations between Switzerland and the European Union. #SwissEUrelations #MoreThanNeighbors

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 

Welcome

A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and Belgium

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

Services

Contact the Benelux Regional Center for Consular Affairs at The Hague for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...

Partners

List of partners supporting our projects.

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees

Academic internships

The Embassy of Switzerland in Brussels regularly offers internships of 5 to 6 months (de/fr)