Travel advice

The latest on the security situation, potential risks and recommended precautions.


Rock outcrop extending into Lake Baikal.

"The world needs more than one water ambassador"

SDC water ambassador Ernst Bromeis plans to swim the entire length of Lake Baikal, long stretches of which are still unexplored. His objective is to promote the sustainable use of water and access to water for all.

Blog post: Interview with Ernst Bromeis

Institutional agreement

Institutional agreement

With this institutional agreement, the Federal Council intends to secure the bilateral path and access to the EU internal market in the long term.

Dossier: Institutional issues

Ignazio Cassis


Online desk FDFA

Online desk FDFA

Using the FDFA’s online consular services while abroad.

Online desk FDFA


Travel advice, security situation and representations

Well prepared and ready to go: information on the security situation and addresses of the Swiss representations abroad

Representations and travel advice

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Foreign policy strategy

Foreign policy strategy 2016–2019

The objective of the strategy is to safeguard Switzerland's interests, independence, well-being and security.

Foreign policy strategy

FDFA interactive blog

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