Consulate General of Switzerland in Chengdu

Premises of the Consulate General in Chengdu
Premises of the Consulate General in Chengdu © Chengdu Yanlord Property Management Co., Ltd.

The Consulate General serves the Southwestern China region, covering the provinces of Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and Chongqing Municipality. It focuses on facilitating and enhancing the economic and trade relations between Switzerland and China’s southwestern region, as well as promoting Switzerland’s innovative capacities and tourism.

Consular services (issuing of passports, civil status changes, registrations, legalisations, etc.) and visa issues are provided at the embassy in Beijing. For these matters, please always refer to the embassy according to the given contact.

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Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

COVID-19 Pandemic

Vaccination for Swiss citizens living abroad

Situation in Switzerland

Check the website of the Swiss health authorities on the current situation in Switzerland.

Travel to Switzerland

From 08.02.21 onwards all persons arriving in Switzerland by air must be able to show a negative PCR test before boarding the plane. More information on entering Switzerland can be found here.

For more information about current visa restrictions for travel from China to Switzerland, consult our visa webpage or the State Secretariat for Migration SEM.

Travelling back to China

For more information on the requirements of the Chinese authorities to return to China after your stay in Switzerland, consult the webpage of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Switzerland.

 

If you have further questions regarding visa matters please contact us via: beijing.visa@eda.admin.ch

Consular Section (not for visas): In case of emergency, Consular services remain also available outside office hours:  

Helpline FDFA:  +41 800 247 365 or +41 58 465 33 33, helpline@eda.admin.ch

Communication of 04.11.2020 on travelling back to China (PDF, 298.2 kB, English)
Communication of 28.09.2020 on travelling back to China (PDF, 323.8 kB, English)
Media release of 31.08.2020 (PDF, 234.5 kB, English) 
Communication of 28.08.2020 on travelling back to China (PDF, 384.5 kB, English) 
Communication of 30.03.2020 (PDF, 124.9 kB, multilingual: French, German) 
Media release of 19.03.2020 (PDF, 280.7 kB, English)
Communication of 21.02.2020 (PDF, 232.3 kB, German)

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