ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR SWITZERLAND
Great news! Just in time for your impending trip, please be advised that Switzerland is now welcoming back visitors from the United States.
Last Updated: July 21th, 2021
Travelers from the United Stated should be fully vaccinated within the last 12 months. Or recovered from Covid-19 (official proof needed, such as positive Covid-19 test result) within the last 6 months. Or a negative Covid-19 PCR test (not older than 72 hours) or a negative rapid antigen Covid-19 test (not older than 48 hours).
Children and young adults below age 16, when accompanied by an adult who adheres to the before stated regulations, do not have to show proof of vaccination or a negative test.
Between the age of 16 and 18, a negative test is needed to board a plane and to enter Switzerland.
Regardless of their age, when traveling on their own, a proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test is required to enter the country. US travelers must complete the online form of the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH.
Travelers from Canada neither quarantine nor a negative Covid-19 test are required when fully vaccinated. Children and young adults up until the age of 18 are allowed to enter Switzerland (even if not vaccinated) if they are accompanied by their fully vaccinated parents. They do not need a proof of vaccination and do not need to quarantine.
However, children who are older than 16 years of age need to show a negative Covid-19 test result.
All travelers entering Switzerland by plane, must complete the online form of the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH.
Find more specific information about travel from Canada to Switzerland here.
For more Covid-19 related information within Switzerland, such as business hours and the status of Swiss tourism providers, please click here.
Switzerland Covid-19 updates website here.
Before returning to the USA effective immediately, the United States requires that all air passengers entering the country will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test prior to boarding their flight as per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Many of our travel suppliers have made arrangements for on-site COVID-19 testing right at your hotel (view these travel supplier policies).
Reminder-if you do any COVID testing or seek any healthcare while abroad, please retain all receipts for insurance purposes.