Embassy of Switzerland in Israel

Coronavirus

COVID-19 travel restrictions 

For information in connection with the new coronavirus (COVID-19), the information and instructions of the local authorities (Israeli Ministry of Health) as well as the recommendations of the World Health Organisation (WHO) must be observed in particular. At federal level, the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH informs the population about the COVID-19 coronavirus.

The FDFA asks all travelers abroad to register their journey and place of stay on the Travel Admin App to ensure that the representation can contact you.

Travelling to Switzerland

All entry restrictions have been lifted as of 2 May. The usual rules for entering Switzerland apply. Information on visas, travel documents, etc. can be found on the website of the State Secretariat for Migration SEM.

Please consult the website of the Israeli Ministry of Health for information on the current regulations for leaving Israel.  

Travelling to Israel

Due to the global COVID-19 situation, the requirements for entering Israel have changed. As of January 9, 2022, travelers without Israeli citizenship or residency may again enter Israel under certain conditions.

The Israeli Ministry of Health provides information on its website about the currently applicable entry and quarantine regulations.

The Israeli Ministry of Health hotline +972 (0)8-6241010 is available for questions regarding the new coronavirus.

For information on the availability of flights to and from Israel, we refer you to the website of the Israel Airports Authority

Embassy Tel Aviv © FDFA
Embassy Tel Aviv © 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 and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture. 

The tasks of the embassy

President of the Swiss Confederation Ignazio Cassis: National Day 2022 greetings for the Swiss abroad

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Welcome message

A greeting from the Ambassador

Services

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

Newsletter

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

Switzerland and Israel

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

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

News

Local and international news and events related to the country

Partners

List of partners supporting our projects.