Embassy of Switzerland in the Czech Republic

Ambassade de Suisse Prague
Ambassade de Suisse Prague © 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.

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The entry to the territory of the Czech Republic is for foreigners possible only for essential reasons.   FFP2 masks are mandatory in heavily frequented public places.

Prior to entry from Switzerland, there is an obligation to register, a negative antigen/PCR test result must be presented upon entry. A PCR test must be carried out on site within 5 days of entry; Quarantine rules must be followed until the negative result is available. 

For detailed further information and exceptions, please consult the following pages: 

Reporting the result of the test taken after the entry  (Test in CR - to Public Health Office)

Information on conditions for the return journey via Germany or Austria:

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Czech Republic

Austrian Embassy Prague


Entry into Switzerland: Persons who have stayed in the Czech Republic within the last 10 days must fulfil the following requirements:

A negative PCR test (not older than 72 hours) and obligation to quarantine. They can leave the 10-day quarantine from the 7th day if they have a negative result of a rapid antigen test or PCR test.

Registration of contact details valid for entry by all means of transport (boat, bus, plane, train and private car): swissplf.admin.ch

Notification of the cantonal authorities within 2 days of entry into Switzerland.

The following are exempt from the obligation to test on entry into Switzerland:  Children under 12 years of age; persons who cannot take a necessary nasopharyngeal swab for medical reasons (a medical certificate is required) and  transit passengers who are flying on via a Swiss airport.

Persons who have been infected with Sars-CoV-2 within the last three months before entering Switzerland and are considered cured are also exempt from the testing and quarantine obligation. This must be confirmed by a medical certificate.

The following categories of persons do not have to collect their contact details and are also exempt from the testing and quarantine obligation: Persons entering Switzerland only for transit (by car) with the intention and possibility of travelling on directly to another country.

For detailed information, please consult the following page: Entering Switzerland.

Ordinance on Measures to Combat the Coronavirus in International Passenger Transport

On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland FHPO informs about measures against to the Novel Coronavirus.

What does the FDFA advise? This link provides answers to the most frequently questions asked from travelers and Swiss abroad.

For urgent requests, kindly contact the Helpline FDFA (around the clock), Tel. +41 800 24-7-365, +41 58 465 33 33, helpline@eda.admin.ch

Detailed information can be found on the German page and on the French page.


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