Embassy of Switzerland in Cameroon

New Coronavirus

More information are to be found on the French Website.

Precautions coronavirus
Precautions coronavirus ©FOPH

For more information on the new coronavirus (COVID-19), kindly follow the information and recommendations of the national authorities, as well as those of the World Health Organization (WHO). 

In Switzerland, the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) informs the population about the new coronavirus COVID-19. 

Cameroon's borders are currently closed until further notice and it is no longer possible to travel. 

Everyone is advised to limit their movements to what is strictly necessary, scrupulously observe the rules of hygiene and avoid close contact. 

In case of any symptoms, please stay at home and contact the Cameroonian health authorities on 1510.

All Swiss nationals who are currently on touristic visits in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea or Central African Republic are required to register on Itineris if they have not already done so. This will enable registered persons to be informed and enable them to be contacted if urgent matters arises.

For further information, you can also consult the FDFA website

In case of any emergencies, please contact the Swiss Embassy in Yaounde.

Embassy of Switzerland in Yaoundé
Embassy of Switzerland in Yaoundé © FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy



A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and Cameroon

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy


Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees


The Swiss embassy publishes a newsletter containing information on culture, science and politics


Local and international news and events related to the country

Detailed information can be found on the French page.