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

 

Coronavirus Updates (updated: 31.05.2021)

Switzerland

The requirements for travellers to Switzerland can be found on the following website:

Coronavirus: Entering Switzerland

For additional information, visit:

Travelling to Switzerland | FAQ & HelplineGreece

Greece

All requirements for travellers to Greece can be found on the following websites:

Protocol for Arrivals in and Departures from Greece

COVID19 in Greece

Circulation Permits within Greece

Greek Ministry for Tourism

General Secretariat for Civil Protection

For any questions, please contact the Greek Missions in Switzerland.

The Embassy of Switzerland remains active and open to the public from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. We invite our visitors to comply with the health protection measures currently in force, in particular social distancing.

To access the reception, we recommend making an appointment by email (athens@eda.admin.ch ) or by phone:

+30 210 72 30 364+30 210 72 30 364 | +30 210 72 30 364.

People who spontaneously present themselves during opening hours will only be received if conditions allow.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Switzerland-EU Institutional Agreement

No signing of Swiss-EU institutional agreement

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

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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

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