Covid Entry Check: Switzerland Travel Restrictions

This Switzerland dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

  • Partially Open
  • Up to 10 Days
Last reviewed on 19 Jan 2022, 04:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
-23.38% (last 7 days)
1.48% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, Transit, the following travellers may also enter:
• Travellers arriving from countries listed in greenlanes
• Nationals and residents of EEA Member states
• Travellers with a "D" visa issued by Switzerland
For countries listed in greenlanes:
• Travellers arrivin from these countries may enter
• Nationals and residents of EEA Member States may enter

Other important information:
• If travellers transit through other countries coming to Switzerland, they must stay in the international transit area of the airport;

For Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, , Zimbabwe:
• Entry for travellers arriving from these countries is limited to nationals and residents of Switzerland, EEA member states

What to expect in Switzerland?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.
You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
Travellers must complete an "Electronic Passenger Locator Form" (ePLF) found at

For more information:

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
Travellers older than 15 years old must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, or a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

For more information:

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller. For more information: and

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 10days; Quarantine is to be served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information:

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
The route is closed for travellers from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, , Zimbabwe.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Other GreenLanes are available from
Andorra, Australia, Chile, Kuwait, Rwanda, Bulgaria, Canada, Taiwan, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland, Jordan, South Korea, Macao (SAR China), Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Uruguay, Vatican City, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Spain, France, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Estonia, Greece, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Hong Kong, Indonesia
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