CORONA VIRUS TRAVEL
Please click here to find out more about who can enter Switzerland. To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck.
As a further precaution, travelers are kindly requested to respect the local directions for international travels to and from South Africa and to contact their airline directly in order to establish of any special travel regulations they may require additionally - such as proof of a negative Covid-19 test.
If you are not travelling directly to Switzerland, you must contact the authority of the country of transit to find out what are the current transit regulations in place.
Please also be informed that it is not the FDFA’s responsibility to issue confirmations for medical certificates or translations of Covid-19 test results, medical or vaccination certificates.
Recommendations to Swiss citizens:
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the current coronavirus outbreak to be a pandemic. There is risk of infection in all regions of the world.
If you are a Swiss citizen and currently travelling abroad, please make sure you download the EDA Travel Admin App and register or update your travel plans and contact details. By doing so, you ensure that you can be contacted by the relevant Swiss representation if necessary. More information can be found on the following website of the FDFA.
Recommended links: COVID FAQ