Do I need an airport transit visa?

My nationality Obligation to hold a visa (yes/no)
South Africa  no
Angola no
Botswana no
Lesotho no
Malawi no
Mauritius no
Mozambique no
Namibia no
Swaziland  no
Zimbabwe no

Other nationalities

For other nationalities, please refer to the list on the webpage of the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM). 

SEM – Visa Instructions – Annex 1, list 2 – Special Provisions regardless of nationality

If you are obliged to hold an airport transit visa (yes), please apply for it and refer to the information on the webpage:

Where to apply for an airport transit visa?

If you are not obliged to hold an airport transit visa (no/your country is not mentioned in the list on the SEM webpage), you are allowed to transit through Switzerland and stay in the airport international transit area without any visa.

Please note that NO visa information is given by phone. If your question isn't answered on this website, please contact VFS GLOBAL or send an email.