Important COVID-19 Information

  • The Government of Bangladesh has banned entry for all passengers arriving from Europe (except UK) until 31 March, 2020. Any traveler who has visited the EU region (including Switzerland) or Iran since 01 March, 2020 will not be allowed enter Bangladesh. All foreign nationals with valid visas are now required to produce a medical certificate (with English translation) issued within 72 hours of travel indicating the passenger is symptom free upon arrival to Bangladesh. Diplomatic passport holders, family members of diplomats with diplomatic visas and holders of laissez passer posted in Bangladesh are exempt from this ban.
  • Passengers arriving from coronavirus (COVID-19) affected countries are required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Health officials at the point of entry to Bangladesh will assess whether passengers are able to self-quarantine or need to be taken to a government facility.
  • The Swiss government has called upon all Swiss citizens traveling abroad to register on Itineris (travel admin) and return to Switzerland. As per the Swiss Abroad Act, travelers are responsible to make their own transportation arrangements and take upon themselves any additional costs and travel efforts.
  • There are currently no regular transport options for leaving Bangladesh via air, land or sea. Domestic flights are suspended until 07 April, 2020.
  • Switzerland has temporarily suspended the issuance of Schengen visa and national visa until 15 June, 2020. The Chancery of the Embassy of Switzerland in Dhaka remains open for Swiss citizens upon appointment. Clients wishing to visit the Chancery are requested to get in touch with the Embassy of Switzerland for an appointment at +880 255 051 601 (from 8:00AM - 4:30PM Sun-Thurs).

Visa & entry to Switzerland

The responsible Swiss representation provides information on visa requirements and how to submit a visa application. You will also be given more details about travelling to and staying in Switzerland.

Visa & entry to Switzerland

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Services

From issuing passports to matters concerning civil status, all FDFA external representations offer a variety of services to Swiss citizens living abroad.

Services

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Online desk FDFA

Using the FDFA’s online consular services while abroad.

Online desk FDFA

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Switzerland and Bangladesh

Here you will find an overview of Switzerland's commitment to diplomacy, education, culture and the economy in the country.

Switzerland and Bangladesh

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Living in Bangladesh

You will receive information on emigration, staying in the country, and everything you need to know about returning to Switzerland.

Living in Bangladesh

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International cooperation

The responsible representations implement the strategic goals of Switzerland's international cooperation and carry out related projects.

International cooperation