Trade Office of Swiss Industries

International Trade Building
International Trade Building © Debora Bienz

The Trade Office of Swiss Industries facilitates and promotes economic, cultural, educational, scientific and tourism exchanges between Switzerland and Taiwan. It also provides practical assistance to Swiss nationals in Taiwan.

Important Information

Based on the decision of Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) to raise the epidemic alert level in Taipei to 3 and to strengthen national restrictions and measures, the Trade Office of Swiss Industries is open to  the public by appointment only.  To schedule an appointment, send a request to

Outbreak of a new coronavirus

From 19 March 2020, all foreign nationals, including Swiss citizens, are banned from entering Taiwan. Only foreign nationals who hold a valid Taiwanese residence permit are allowed to enter Taiwan but are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine.

Bureau of Consular Affairs

Since 31 May 2021, the Federal Council recommends not travelling to countries that are on the FOPH list of risk countries due to a variant of the virus of concern. You will find these on the FOPH list under the title "2. countries with a variant of concern".

Travel Admin App

Entry requirements: From 26 June 2021 onwards, the regular entry requirements will apply for people entering Switzerland from Taiwan.

Border sanitary measures: 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.

In addition, we refer to the following websites:

Taiwan Centers for Disease Control CDC

Focus novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (de)

World Health Organization WHO

Safetravel (de)

Federal Office of Public Health FOPH

President of the Swiss Confederation Guy Parmelin: National Day 2021 greetings for the Swiss abroad

© WBF /

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


Search for events via date, term or topic


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


The Trade Office of Swiss Industries publishes newsletters containing information on culture, science and politics

Job vacancies

Local job vacancies and admission requirements for internship programmes