Novel coronavirus and visa issuance
Switzerland suspends the issuance of Schengen and national visas to nationals of third countries until further notice. In addition, the issuance of Schengen visas on behalf of the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Estonia and the Republic of Slovenia is temporarily suspended until further notice.
On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland FHPO 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.