Embassy of Switzerland in Sweden

Coronavirus / COVID-19

For information related to the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the Public Health Agency of Sweden and the recommendations of the World Health Organisation WHO.

The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health FOPH informs with regard to the new Coronavirus and publishes recommendations for travelers accordingly.

1. Travelling to Switzerland from Sweden

As of the 26 June 2021, persons travelling to Switzerland from the Schengen area (Sweden included) are no longer be required to quarantine. The requirement to show proof of a negative coronavirus test applies only to persons arriving by plane who have not been fully vaccinated or have not recovered from COVID-19. The electronic entry form is required when arriving by plane.

To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck.

Transit through a Swiss airport without leaving the airport:

Transit through Switzerland by land (car, train, bus):

  • Covid-test is not required.
  • Electronic entry form is not required.

More information is published on the website of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health. For further questions please call the Infoline: +41 58 463 00 00 (daily from 6am to 11pm).

Travelling to Switzerland from the following countries

Find information on Denmark, Norway and Iceland, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

2. Information for Swiss nationals permanently living in Sweden

Communication dated 09.06.2020 (PDF, 230.7 kB, German)

3. Information for Swiss nationals who plan a trip to Sweden

Before travelling please consider the travel advice of the FDFA, the instructions given by the Government Offices of Sweden and consult the website Krisinformation.se.

The FDFA calls on Swiss nationals travelling abroad to register on the "Travel Admin App". Press release 19.03.2020

Numerous countries, including those you might cross on your trip to Sweden, have introduced measures at the points of entry on their territory. It is recommended to inquire before the trip at the Embassy or Consulate of the country of destination and of any transit countries about the current measures.

Addresses of the foreign Embassies and Consulates in Switzerland

4. Information for Swiss nationals who plan a trip to Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Information can be found here for: Denmark, Norway and Iceland, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

The embassy premises in Stockholm
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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.

The tasks of the embassy 

Welcome

A greeting from the Ambassador

President of the Swiss Confederation Guy Parmelin: National Day 2021 greetings for the Swiss abroad

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Message on the occasion of the Swiss National Day - What’s Switzerland to you?

Dear fellow citizens,
dear friends of Switzerland,

On 1 August, the Swiss National Day, we commemorate a founding act of the Swiss Confederation, the 1291 Federal Pact. Beyond this historic event, we also celebrate the modern values that unite us and are enshrined in Switzerland's Federal Constitution: liberty, democracy and independence; commitment to a just and peaceful international order; solidarity and openness towards the world; equality of opportunity for everyone and respect for diversity; preservation of our natural environment and responsibility towards future generations.

This year again, in Switzerland and abroad, health restrictions do not allow us to celebrate our National Day in the way we are used to.

In this video, the team of the Swiss Embassy in Stockholm presents a few images and objects that evoke some of the many facets of our country.

On the occasion of our National Day, we invite each of you to do the same by thinking about what Switzerland is to you.

Bonne fête nationale!
Schöne Bundesfeier!
Buona Festa nazionale!
Buna Festa naziunala!

François Voeffray-Peyro
Ambassador of Switzerland to Sweden

Switzerland-EU Institutional Agreement

#SwissEUrelations – a first rank partnership 

The European Union is Switzerland’s most important partner by far and effective cooperation is therefore vitally important. This video presents facts and figures about the close economic and human relations between Switzerland and the European Union. #SwissEUrelations #MoreThanNeighbors

100 y logo
100 y logo ©FDFA

In 2020 and 2021, we celebrate 100 years of Swiss official presence in Sweden.
We commemorate the centennial with a series of events in the political, economic, cultural and scientific sphere in collaboration with our Swedish and Swiss partners.

There are both historic and pandemic reasons for these celebrations extended over two years. In 1915, Sweden decided to send a diplomatic representative to Switzerland, and formal diplomatic relations between our two countries were established that same year. After the First World War, in 1920, the Swiss government decided to do the same and the first Swiss envoy arrived in Stockholm in early 1921.

Sweden and Switzerland have much in common, share many values and are very often like-minded. We are innovative and entrepreneurial friendly countries and we pursue similar objectives, whether in the promotion of peace, in our commitment to democracy, the rule of law and human rights, in the defense of free trade or in the protection of the environment and the fight against climate change.

We are grateful to our centennial sponsors:
Presence Switzerland, Pro Helvetia, Switzerland Global Enterprise, Switzerland Tourism, Swiss Chamber of Commerce, ABB, Stadler Rail, Oriflame, Svenska Bioforce, Jura