Embassy of Switzerland in Romania

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.

The tasks of the embassy

 

Novel Coronavirus

For information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the local authorities (www.ms.ro and www.mae.ro) and the recommendations of the World Health Organization WHO

On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland FHPO informs in regards to the Novel Coronavirus and publishes travel advice accordingly.

The Travel Advice FDFA (in German, French and Italian) offers travelers basic information for travel preparation by informing on possible risks and certain precautions. They are to be considered as a complementary source of information.

For urgent requests, kindly contact the FDFA Helpline  (Tel. +41 800 24-7-365 / +41 58 465 33 33) or contact the Swiss representation in Bucharest.  

Important notice:

For the Swiss citizens currently travelling in Romania and Bulgaria for tourism or business purposes, it is still possible to return to Switzerland by air, although more and more airlines are reducing their flights daily and we do not know until when the airlines connections will still be available.

If you wish to return to Switzerland, you should make your own arrangements as soon as possible by contacting the airlines directly.

Travel to Switzerland by car is no longer possible due to the closure of several borders. A long detour might still be possible however is it is not suggested.

Every Swiss citizen is responsible to make their own arrangements as per the Federal Act on Swiss Persons and Institutions Abroad (195.1).

If you decide to stay in Romania or Bulgaria, please download the “Travel Admin” app and register with your location.

Thank you for your attention.

Services and visa

All consular services and visa support for people resident in Romania and Bulgaria are provided by the Regional Consular Centre South-eastern Europe Bucharest. Information can be found on the websites concerned:

Romania
Bulgaria

Newsletter

The Swiss embassy and the Swiss Contribution Office for Romania publish a newsletter containing information on culture, science and politics

News

Local and international news and events related to the country

Switzerland and Romania

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy

Swiss Contribution Office Bucharest

Coordinates funding and projects on the ground