Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai
Due to the more restrictive COVID-19 regulations of the State of Maharashtra, an appointment is now required for a personal visit to the Consulate General of Switzerland.
Aufgrund der restriktiveren COVID-19 Bestimmungen des Staates Maharashtra gilt ab sofort eine Terminvereinbarung bei persönlicher Vorsprache beim Schweizer Generalkonsulat.
En raison d’un renforcement de la réglementation COVID-19 dans l'État du Maharashtra, une prise de rendez-vous est désormais obligatoire pour toutes visites au Consulat général de Suisse.
Information about travel to Switzerland:
Important information for Indian citizen travelling to Switzerland:
Starting 8 February 2021, all airline passengers arriving into Switzerland must present a valid proof of a negative PCR test, not older than 72 hours before boarding the plane. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from the test requirement.
For the time being no quarantine is mandatory for Indian citizens but the rules may change. Please consult the website of the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH for detailed information and instructions.
According to the Indian Government, all international scheduled airlines operations shall remain suspended until further notice.
As per 25.05.2020, for domestic flights new regulation on the check-in procedurces have been imposed in order to safeguard travellers health. Please check the website of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and follow the instructions given by your airline.
We are currently aware of the following airlines which may provide you a flight connection to Europe. The tickets have to be booked directly on the website of the airline or through the customer service hotline/email. .
Air France: www.airfrance.com +91 12 462 33 502, 1800-4192-033
KLM: www.klm.com +91 12 462 33 503, 1800-4193-044
Air India: www.airindia.in/evacuation-flight.htm
Information for Swiss citizens:
The Federal Council recommends to avoid non-urgent foreign travel whenever possible. Swiss citizens must travel with a valid Swiss passport in order to enter Switzerland.
Although our capacity to assist you is limited, it is important for us to know where you are in order to provide you with all the necessary information. Depending on the evolution of the situation, it is possible that you may have to prepare yourself to stay in India longer than expected. If this is confirmed, it is advisable to make sure that you have a place where you can reside for a longer period of time, that your Indian visa is up to date, that you have sufficient financial reserves and that you have the necessary insurance (travel, health, repatriation - ex: REGA).
Vaccination against Covid-19 for Swiss abroad
In principle, Swiss abroad must comply with the vaccination policy of their host country. For logistical reasons, it is not possible for the Confederation to send vaccines used in Switzerland to its representations abroad. For more information, please consult the Covid-19 section of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad webpage (version E / D / F) chapter Vaccination.
For information about the public health in Switzerland, please visit: general hygiene rules of the FOPH.
Indian Government information: Government of India
For movements within India, please apply if required an ePass on following website: serviceonline.gov.in
For extension of your Indian visa, please visit indianfrro.gov.in
Please also follow the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH), Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) travel advice "Focus Corona Virus"
+41 800 247 365
+41 58 465 33 33
The Consulate General provides consular services for people resident in: Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangaga as well as Andaman & Nicobar, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Puducherry.
The Consulate General in Mumbai does not offer any visa services. We therefore ask all our Indian guests and travelers wishing to visit the popular tourist destinations in Switzerland, to contact the Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi for visa support.