Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

UPDATE: Travel rules for both Switzerland and the UK have changed. Find more information on the Embassy’s COVID-19 webpage.

Due to the high number of inquiries, the Embassy cannot respond to individual emails concerning travel in relation to COVID-19.

Use the Swiss travel check tool to find out the conditions for entering Switzerland and which COVID-19 related measures apply to you when entering. Further information is available via the following links: State Secretariat for Migration (SEM), Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH), UK government travel advice.

Changes to consular services   

In view of the current situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Regional Consular Centre (RCC) has adapted its activities. Please find the latest information regarding this on the RCC website.

Brexit: What you need to know

The Embassy’s Brexit FAQ contains information for Swiss citizens already living in the UK; Swiss citizens coming to the UK after 1 January 2021 to live and to work; Swiss citizens visiting/entering the UK; frontier workers; British citizens living and working in Switzerland; and visits to Switzerland.

Persons from Switzerland coming to the UK to study should consult the Embassy’s dedicated webpage to find out how they are affected by the UK immigration rules introduced in 2021.

For Swiss-UK relations post-Brexit (including trade, service mobility and social insurance), please visit the websites of the Swiss FDFA and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs.

View of the Ambassador’s Residence with the adjoining Embassy building at Montagu Place © DFAE
View of the Ambassador’s Residence with the adjoining Embassy building at Montagu Place. © FDFA

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 and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture.

About us

Welcome message from the Ambassador

Message from Ambassador Markus Leitner

Culture

Information on the Embassy’s CH+UK initiative and newsletter

Press and Communications

The press office handles media enquiries and manages the Embassy’s social media presence

Economy and Finance

Information about the Swiss economy and Switzerland as a financial centre

Science, Innovation and Higher Education

Information about studying in the UK, the Embassy’s alumni network and the Innosuisse Market Entry Camp for Swiss start-ups

Swiss Business Hub UK+Ireland

The SBH facilitates business relations between Swiss, British and Irish companies in both directions – Export and Invest

Newsletter

The Embassy publishes a newsletter with information relevant to Swiss nationals living in the UK

Job vacancies

Information on job vacancies and academic internships at the Embassy of Switzerland in the UK.