Embassy of Switzerland in Norway

The embassy premises in Oslo
Swiss Embassy in Norway © FDFA

Covid-19 / Coronavirus


Travelling to Switzerland from Norway and Iceland:

The rules on entering Switzerland are always changing, the newest being on 20 September 2021. You can find the current rules at the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH). An easy way to quickly clarify your own situation can be found on travel check.

Transit through a Swiss airport without leaving the airport (date 14.9.2021):

Transit through Switzerland by land (car, train, bus):

  • Covid-test is not required.
  • Electronic entry form is not required.

If entry into Switzerland requires testing:

Testing in Iceland: check covid.is. Testing in Norway: contact the local health authority, e.g. Oslo Covid testing.

Detailed information - also about the expanded certification obligation as of 13 September - is published on the website of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health FOPH.

Swiss Consular Center in Stockholm

Infoline of the Federal Office of Public Health for persons entering Switzerland: +41 58 464 44 88 (daily from 6am to 11pm).

Are you living in Switzerland ? Register now on the Travel Admin App. This way the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs can better support you on your return journey.


Persons from Switzerland can enter Norwegn as long as Switzerland is a green country or the person has a valid, European Covid certificate. The certificate must document that the person is fully vaccinated or has recovered from Covid 19 disease in the last 6 months. Transit rules for travel to Norway

When Switzerland is a non-green country, persons who do not hold a Covid certificate may enter only under certain conditions. Entry form

Because entry permission into Norway can be changed at any time, please make sure that you are still allowed to enter the country before you depart.

Helsedirektoratet: Hva gelder for deg ?



Norwegian Embassy in Switzerland


More information on the current status:

Iceland has strict entry requirements for people with and without a valid Covid certificate. You find the current regulations under Visiting Iceland.

Welcome to Iceland: latest information

For further information please visit covid.is.

Icelandic representation in Switzerland

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



A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and Norway

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


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

Academic internships

Information about academic internships