Embassy of Switzerland in Greece
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.
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
For information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the local authorities:
and the recommendations of the World Health Organisation WHO.
On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland FOPH informs in regards to the Novel Coronavirus and publishes travel advice accordingly.
The Travel Advice FDFA (in German, French and Italian) offers travelers basic information for travel preparation by informing on possible risks and certain precautions. They are to be considered as a complementary source of information.
For urgent requests, kindly contact the FDFA Helpline (Tel. +41 800 24-7-365 / +41 58 465 33 33) or contact your representation directly.
Keep yourself informed on the latest developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic by reading the Embassy's Coronavirus Updates:
- Coronavirus Update N° 1 (16.03.2020)
- Coronavirus Update N° 2 (19.03.2020)
- Press Release: Swiss travellers to register on "Travel Admin App" (19.03.2020)
- Refusal of entry, free movement of persons and suspension of visas (25.03.2020)
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The Embassy remains in operation and is open to the public from Monday to Friday: 10:00-12:00. Following the decree issued by the Greek Government on 11 March 2020, activities for the public will be restricted.
Please request therefore an appointment by email (email@example.com) or phone (+30 210 7230 364/6.) prior to your visit at the Embassy.
Services and visa
All consular services and visa support for residents of the countries listed below are provided by the Regional Consular Centre Athens. Information can be found on the websites concerned:
Greek citizens can enter Switzerland with a valid passport or with a valid identity card.For more information
Switzerland on the web