Embassy of Switzerland in Singapore

Notice of Embassy closure on Friday, 10 December 2021

On Friday 10 December 2021, the Embassy will remain closed for the public.

If you have any urgent appointment or need support, please contact us by Thursday, 9 December 2021 to ensure that we can assist you.

Thanking you for your co-operation.

Tan Chong International at Bukit Timah
Tan Chong International at Bukit Timah ©FDFA

Temporary location

The premises of the Embassy of Switzerland at 1 Swiss Club Link will undergo renovation over the next year and a half and our offices have moved to the following address:

Embassy of Switzerland
911 Bukit Timah Road,  Level 2
Tan Chong International
Singapore 589622

Due to temporary roadwork in front of Tan Chong International Building, access by number 913 Bukit Timah Road. By foot, you reach the entrance of the Swiss Embassy on the left side of the building 911 along the footpath in front of the building. 

Visitors need to check-in on the ground floor with the Trace Together App or Trace Together Token. Payable parking is also available.

For enquiries, please contact singapore@eda.admin.ch

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.

You can find all the information about consular services for Swiss citizens in the taskbar category “Services” and information regarding visa and immigration in the taskbar category “Visa & entry to Switzerland”.

The candidature of Switzerland for a seat of the United Nations Security Council for 2023-2024

© FDFA

COVID-19

Check the website of the Swiss health authorities on the current situation in Switzerland and for possible further local updates check our page on Facebook.

Travelling to Switzerland

On June 23, 2021, the Federal Council decided to lift the entry restrictions for persons from third countries who are vaccinated. For more information about travelling to Switzerland from Singapore, consult the webpage of the State Secretariat for Migration SEM or contact the embassy. The regular visa requirements apply again, please visit for submission the website of VFS Global.

Entry into Switzerland from Singapore

To see what rules and procedures apply to your particular situation when entering Switzerland, please consult the website Travelcheck.

Before entering Switzerland: Everyone aged 16 and over intending to enter Switzerland by air or bus must be able to show the negative result of a PCR test (performed no more than 72 hours prior to boarding) and the completed entry form (rare exceptions may apply, please refer to art. 3 of the COVID-19 Ordinance on International Passenger Transport). It is important to fill out the electronic entry form on a computer or smartphone at the earliest 48 hours before the travel in order to receive a QR code by email. This code needs to be kept at hand for inspection upon arrival in Switzerland. The controlling authority can impose a fine if the entry form is not completed or if the information provided is false.

After entering Switzerland: Once in Switzerland, everyone aged 16 and over must take another PCR test or rapid antigen test between the 4th and 7th day after entry. The test result and the number of the entry form or a copy of the contact card must be notified to the canton. Have you received a negative test result? In this case you must report this to the canton in the form of a COVID test certificate. Have you received a positive test result? In this case, notify the canton of the test result.

The contact details of the cantonal authorities in Switzerland you find here.

Swiss COVID-19 Certificate

Your vaccination certificate issued in Singapore can under certain conditions be transferred into the Swiss COVID certificate. To apply for a certificate, please refer to the national COVID certificate application platform.

Transit through Singapore

Changi Airport allows transit with authorised airlines. Transit lanes are specifically granted airline-by-airline and are limited in scope. Travellers wishing to transit through Changi Airport are encouraged to contact their chosen airlines directly to ensure they are able to complete their full journey.

Vaccinated travel lane VTL and entry into Singapore from Switzerland

From 7 November 2021, 23h59, travellers departing from Switzerland, can use the Vaccinated Travel Lane VTL to enter Singapore without quarantine. To learn more about the conditions and the process, please consult the website of the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority. Accompanied unvaccinated children aged 12 and below are also allowed to use the VTL.

As conditions can change, all travellers are invited to consult the website of the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority and work pass holders the Ministry of Manpower before traveling to Singapore for binding information.

Register the Swiss Travel Admin App on your smartphone so that you can be contacted by the relevant Swiss embassy in an emergency.

For any binding flight information, please contact your airline.

Consular services

The Consular Section continues to be operational. Swiss citizens can visit without appointment during the public opening hours.

Relevant sources of information

Ministry of Health, Singapore
Official push notifications per WhatsApp (Singapore): www.go.gov.sg/whatsapp
MoH general enquiry hotline: +65 6325 9220

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, Singapore

Ministry of Manpower, Singapore

Federal Office of Public Health, Switzerland

World Health Organization WHO

International Air Travel Association IATA

FDFA Travel Advice, Focus Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Helpline, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA):
+41 800 247 365
+41 58 465 33 33
helpline@eda.admin.ch

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Communication of  11.10.2021 (PDF, 5.6 MB, English)

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Newsletter 4/2020

Newsletter 1/2021

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Newsletter 3/2021

Welcome

Greetings from the Swiss Ambassador

Switzerland and Singapore

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

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees

Services

Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...

News

Local and international news and events related to the country

Job vacancies

Job vacancies and internships at the Embassy

Defence Attaché

Commitment to partnership and security