Embassy of Switzerland in Tanzania
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
For information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the local authorities and the recommendations of the World Health Organisation WHO.
In Switzerland, the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH informs in regards to the Novel Coronavirus and publishes travel advice accordingly.
To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck.
For all visa inquiries, please consult the menu "Visa & entry to Switzerland".
Everyone entering Switzerland must present a completed entry form (rare exceptions may apply, please refer to art. 3 of the COVID-19 Ordinance on International Passenger Transport). It is important to fill out the electronic entry form on a computer or smartphone at the earliest 48 hours before the travel in order to receive a QR code by email. This code needs to be kept at hand for inspection upon arrival in Switzerland. The controlling authority can impose a fine if the entry form is not completed or if the information provided is false.
On entering Switzerland, everyone aged 16 and over intending to enter Switzerland by air or bus must be able to show the negative result of a PCR test performed (no more than 72 hours prior to entry).
After entering Switzerland, everyone aged 16 and over must take another PCR test or rapid anigen test between the 4th and 7th day after entry.
TRAVEL ADVICE FDFA
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.
The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs requests Swiss
travellers abroad to register now on the Travel Admin App.
For urgent requests, kindly contact the Embassy or the FDFA Helpline:
+41 800 247 365
+41 584 653 333
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.