Entry into Switzerland

Press release, 04.12.2021

Entry from: Italy, Malta, San Marino, Vatican

Coronavirus: New rules of entry to Switzerland

Attention: As of 4 December 2021, Switzerland has changed its travel rules.

Travellers from the Italy, Malta, San Marino an the Vatican arriving on or after 4 December 2021 (irrespective of their vaccination status):

  • have to complete a passenger locator form (SwissPLF) within 48 hours before entry
  • have to complete a pre-departure PCR-test before arrival into Switzerland (carried out no more than 72 hours before arrival with negative test result)
  • have to complete a second test after 4 to 7 days in the country (antigen or PCR); the result of the second test must be sent to the relevant cantonal office
  • do not have to self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival

The test requirements do not apply to: Children under the age of 16, cross-border commuters and people travelling from Piedmont, Aosta Valley, Lombardy and Trentino/South Tyrol

Further Information:

Press release Federal Council

FAQ: New entry rules

Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH)

FAQ SEM:  Am I even allowed to travel to Switzerland?

Coronavirus: Measures and ordinances in Switzerland