Switzerland travel ban and restrictions

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The travel advice is Do not travel to Switzerland. COVID travel advice is country is Closed for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Switzerland. Switzerland is part of Europe with main city at Bern. Its Developed country with a population of 8M people. The main currency is Swiss Franc. The languages spoken are German, French and Italian.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Switzerland

Closed

for travel
Last updated: December 1, 2020

1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

- This does not apply to:

- nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland;

- British nationals;

- passengers arriving from Schengen Member States;

- passengers arriving from Andorra, Australia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland (Rep.), Japan, Korea (Rep.), Monaco, New Zealand, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Thailand, Uruguay or Vatican City (Holy See). If they transit through other countries, they must stay in the international transit area of the airport;

- spouses, registered partners, children under 21 years, grandchildren under 21 years, dependent children, dependent grandchildren, dependent parents or dependent grandparents of nationals of EEA Member States. They must present proof of their relationship;

- spouses, registered partners, children under 21 years, grandchildren under 21 years, dependent children, dependent grandchildren, dependent parents or dependent grandparents of British nationals. They must present proof of their relationship;

- residents of Liechtenstein and Switzerland;

- residents of Schengen Member States returning directly via Switzerland to their country of residence;

- passengers with a D visa issued by Switzerland;

- passengers with a Schengen C visa issued by Switzerland after 16 March 2020;

- unmarried partners of residents of Switzerland. They must have a written invitation from the residents in Switzerland and present proof of their relationship.

2. Passengers are not allowed to transit if arriving from a non-Schengen Member State to another Schengen Member State.

- This does not apply to:

- nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland;

- British nationals;

- passengers arriving directly from Andorra, Australia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland (Rep.), Japan, Korea (Rep.), Monaco, New Zealand, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Thailand, Uruguay or Vatican City (Holy See). If they transit through other countries, they must stay in the international transit area of the airport;

- spouses, registered partners, children under 21 years, grandchildren under 21 years, dependent children, dependent grandchildren, dependent parents or dependent grandparents of nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland. They must present proof of their relationship;

- spouses, registered partners, children under 21 years, grandchildren under 21 years, dependent children, dependent grandchildren, dependent parents or dependent grandparents of British nationals. They must present proof of their relationship;

- residents of EEA Member States and Switzerland;

- passengers with a D visa issued by a Schengen Member State they are traveling to;

- passengers with a Schengen C visa issued by Switzerland after 16 March 2020.

3. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 10 days. A list of quarantine exemptions can be found at [https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/empfehlungen-fuer-reisende/quarantaene-einreisende.html](https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/empfehlungen-fuer-reisende/quarantaene-einreisende.html).

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Switzerland

Do not travel

Switzerland has lifted entry restrictions for specified third countries, including Australia. Normal entry requirements also apply to people entering Switzerland from any of the Schengen area states and EU/EFTA and UK citizens. Third country nationals otherwise need to have a specific right to be in Switzerland, such as having a Swiss residence permit in order to enter. If you arrive in Switzerland from certain specified countries, you'll be required to quarantine in your accommodation for 10 days. Strict hygiene and social distancing rules are in place, including the mandatory use of masks on public transport (see Travel). We advise: Do not travel to Switzerland.

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Last updated: December 1, 2020

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