Embassy of Switzerland in Oman
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.
COVID-19: INFORMATION ABOUT TRAVEL TO SWITZERLAND
There are currently no entry restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. No proof of vaccination, recovery or testing is required for entry into Switzerland.
To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online «Travelcheck»
COVID-19: IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SWISS TRAVELERS IN THE SULTANATE OF OMAN
The World Health Organization has declared the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. There is a risk of infection in all regions of the world. The Federal Council therefore recommends to avoid non-urgent travel to countries with a variant of concern.
Please register in the Travel Admin App (Itineris); if you are currently travelling to Oman as a tourist (not intended for permanent residents). This will enable the Swiss Embassy in Oman to contact you if required. Please make sure that the date of your trip is updated and delete the entry of your trip in the app or online after your return to Switzerland.
Situation in Oman
As of 1 March 2022 travellers from around the world who are fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccines licensed in the Sultanate are allowed to enter the Sultanate of Oman without presenting COVID-19 PCR test result, taking into consideration that the last dose has been received not less than fourteen (14) days ahead of estimated arrival time.
COVID recovery certificates are not accepted in Oman.
Vaccines approved in the Sultanate of Oman are AstraZeneca (Oxford and Covishield), Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer BionTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac and Sputnik.
All travellers arriving in the Sultanate of Oman are required to obtain international health insurance to cover the cost of one month's treatment of COVID-19, with the exception of Omani citizens, GCC citizens, and travellers with free treatment cards.
Visas can be obtained either electronically before departure or also on arrival at the airport in Muscat.
The situation regarding the coronavirus in Oman, like everywhere, can change rapidly. Therefore, please keep updated on further measures taken by the Omani government on these channels.
Information on the COVID19 situation and travel advice:
- Travel advice from FDFA, Focus Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), in German, French and Italian.
- Frequently asked questions
- Federal Office of Public Health for the current situation and measures in Switzerland. Infoline Coronavirus Switzerland: +41 58 463 00 00
Further relevant sources of information can be found here:
Services and visa
All consular services and long term visa are provided by the Embassy of Switzerland in Saudi Arabia.
Short term Schengen visa to Switzerland are provided by the VFS Joint Visa Application Centre for the Netherlands Embassy in Muscat Oman.