Embassy of Switzerland in Azerbaijan
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.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Information for Swiss citizens
Swiss citizens travelling abroad are advised to register on the Travel Admin App of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA).
Please consult the website of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health FOPH to be informed of the measures in place in Switzerland and sanitary requirements applicable to persons travelling to Switzerland.
Other source of important information about COVID-19 worldwide: World Health Organization WHO
The borders of Azerbaijan are currently closed, but charter flights take place every day to several destinations (see Heydar Aliyev International Airport). Please note that many airlines require a negative PCR test, please follow the instructions of the airlines.
You can find more information on the situation and measures in Azerbaijan on the following websites:
Swiss citizens wishing to visit the Embassy are kindly requested to make an appointment by e-mail or phone (see contact details on the right-hand side of the screen).
Information regarding entry into Switzerland
As of 19 July 2021, Azerbaijan is no longer considered a high-risk country. Therefore, the regular entry requirements apply again.
Please note: if your trip includes stops in other foreign countries, it is your responsibility to check the travel restrictions in force in those countries.
To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck.
Visa customers should book a time slot online.They can submit their paper application with documentation and passport through a mandated third person (simple Power of Attorney), if the finger prints were captured less than 59 months ago and can be copied. In case copying is not possible, the customer will be invited to come in person to the visa section so that the finger prints can be captured again.