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.
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.
Returning to Switzerland
Announcement from Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) from 18.05.2020:
- Effective 18 May 2020, the suspension of international passenger flights into and out of Tanzania has been lifted.
- As of today, all travelers entering Tanzania are subject to enhanced screening for COVID-19 infection. There is no mandatory quarantine.
The Embassy recommends all travelers to check flights availability with their airline office or their travel agent. Ethiopian Airlines and Qatar Airways have resumed their flights to Tanzania. Other airlines are planning to follow.
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.