Important notice on COVID-19
On June 23, 2021, the Federal Council decided to lift the entry restrictions for persons from third countries who are vaccinated.
For vaccinated third-country nationals, the regular entry requirements will apply again from June 26, 2021.
Entry restrictions continue to apply to foreign nationals who are not vaccinated and are without rights of free movement, entering from risk countries or regions and who do not belong to any of the exceptional categories of the Covid 19 Regulation 3.
For additional information, please consult the webpage of the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM).
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic there are special rules for people entering Switzerland. Please refer to the information of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH).
To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck.
Schengen Visa applications of residents living in Lebanon and Syria must be submitted with the external service provider VFS Global. To make an appointment, you can either refer to the website VFS Global or contact VFS Global: +961 1 956 410 / email@example.com. All information and application forms for all types of visa (tourism, visit, business, studies, etc.) are available on the Embassy’s website.