The Embassy of Switzerland has fully resumed its consular activities. In order to follow the recommended measures of social distancing, please limit your visits to the Embassy to appointments that have been scheduled in advance.
Please contact us by e-mail to schedule your appointment: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are currently unable to serve walk in visitors.
Enquiries regarding visas, entry into or transit through Switzerland and mandatory quarantine regulations must be made in writing and may be addressed to: email@example.com
For urgent matters outside embassy opening hours, please contact the FDFA helpline (tel. +41 800 24-7-365 / +41 58 465 33 33).
COVID-19 travel restrictions
For information in connection with the new coronavirus (COVID-19), the information and instructions of the local authorities (Israeli Ministry of Health) as well as the recommendations of the World Health Organisation (WHO) must be observed in particular. At federal level, the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH informs the population about the COVID-19 coronavirus.
The Federal Council recommends refraining from non-urgent travel abroad until further notice. For exceptions to this recommendation and further information, please consult the Focus on new coronavirus (COVID-19) page. The FDFA asks all travelers abroad to register their journey and place of stay on the Travel Admin App to ensure that the representation can contact you.
Travelling to Switzerland
Due to COVID-19, the Swiss government has imposed entry restrictions on travelers from certain countries and territories. Information on the currently applicable regulations can be found here .
Who can enter Switzerland?
What are the requirements to enter Switzerland?
Who needs to go into quarantine upon arrival in Switzerland?
Travelers from Israel do not have to go into quarantine after entering Switzerland. The Federal Office of Public Health FOPH has removed Israel from the quarantine list (as of 08.04.21).
Please note that Israeli citizens who do not meet the entry requirements in Switzerland are not allowed to enter Switzerland even if they are vaccinated against Covid-19.
Travelling to Israel
Due to the global COVID-19 situation, travelers without Israeli citizenship or residence in Israel are not allowed to enter Israel. Exceptions are possible under certain conditions. (see website of the Israeli migration authorities).
The Israeli Ministry of Health provides information on its website about the currently applicable entry and quarantine regulations.
The Israeli Ministry of Health hotline +972 (0)8-6241010 is available for questions regarding the new coronavirus.
For information on the availability of flights to and from Israel, we refer you to the website of the Israel Airports Authority