Coronavirus (COVID-19)

[Updated 03.05.2022]

You may find detailed information on current travel rules below. Please make sure to read the information carefully.

Please use the Swiss travel check tool to find out the conditions for entering Switzerland and which COVID-19 related measures apply to you when entering.

Please note that the Embassy cannot respond to individual emails in relation to COVID-19.

Travel to Switzerland

General situation

Please visit the COVID-19 website of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) for the latest information and advice on the situation in Switzerland.

There is currently no requirement for COVID certificates in Switzerland.

For further questions concerning COVID certificates in Switzerland please consult the COVID certificate website of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) as well as the COVID certificate FAQs of the FOPH.

Travel rules

All COVID-19 related entry restrictions and requirements were lifted on 2 May 2022. This means all travellers from the UK, including non-vaccinated and non-recovered persons, will in principle be able to enter Switzerland. They do not have to provide any proof of testing or fill in a passenger locator form. The usual rules before the pandemic apply.

Please find information about visas, travel documents etc. in the SEM FAQ – Entry.

For more information on COVID-19 related measures when travelling please visit the travel website of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) and consult the FOPH travel FAQs.

Travel to the United Kingdom

General situation

Via the following links you may find more information on:

Travel rules

Please note that the information below regarding UK travel rules originates from British authorities. The Embassy cannot be held liable for this information and changes of rules at short notice might not be reflected immediately. For any further enquiries please contact the British authorities.

Currently, no COVID-19 related measures apply when travelling to the UK (e.g. passenger locator form, tests). This applies irrespective of a person’s vaccination status. 

Via the following links you may find further information on: