Embassy of Switzerland in Greece

The embassy premises in Athens © EDA

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

 

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the local authorities:

National Organisation for Public Health of the Hellenic Republic (Greek only)

and the recommendations of the World Health Organisation WHO.

On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland FOPH informs in regards to the Novel Coronavirus and publishes travel advice accordingly.

The Travel Advice FDFA (in German, French and Italian) offers travelers basic information for travel preparation by informing on possible risks and certain precautions. They are to be considered as a complementary source of information.

For urgent requests, kindly contact the FDFA Helpline (Tel. +41 800 24-7-365 / +41 58 465 33 33) or contact your representation directly.

 

The Embassy remains in operation and is open to the public from Monday to Friday: 10:00-12:00. Following the decree issued by the Greek Government on 11 March 2020, activities for the public will be restricted.

Please request therefore an appointment by email (athens@eda.admin.ch) or phone (+30 210 7230 364/6.) prior to your visit at the Embassy.

Services and visa

All consular services and visa support for residents of the countries listed below are provided by the Regional Consular Centre Athens. Information can be found on the websites concerned:

Greece – Services
Griechenland – Visa

Cyprus

Welcome message

A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and Greece

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

Newsletter

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

News

Local and international news and events related to the country

Scholarships

Scholarship opportunities for foreign and Swiss students

Entering Switzerland

Greek citizens can enter Switzerland with a valid passport or with a valid identity card.For more information