Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan

Important Announcement

Coronavirus - Vaccination

Important notice for the Swiss community in Jordan

We kindly ask you to take note of the following information on the website of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA):

Website OSA

Coronavirus - Travel

Entry into Switzerland

The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) informs about current developments in Switzerland and potential entry restrictions.

FOPH Helpline: +41 58 463 00 00 (daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.).

Individuals from a third country (i.e. a country outside the Schengen area) that are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with BioNTech/Pfizer, Moderna, Astra-Zeneca or Sinopharm can enter Switzerland as long as they have a proof of vaccination. 

Travellers that are not fully vaccinated have to present a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours in order to enter Switzerland. This requirement does not apply to individuals who have proof of recovery from COVID-19 in the last 6 months.

Individuals entering Switzerland from a high-risk country who are not fully vaccinated have to present a negative PCR test and undergo mandatory quarantine. 

To see what rules apply to your own situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck.

You will also find important information about the entry rules to Switzerland under the page of the Ministry of Health.

For visa appointments, please check the official Embassy website under Visa & entry to Switzerland.

Please note that all air passengers must complete the form for incoming travelers.

If you are not vaccinated (or vaccinated with Sputnik) and have not recovered within the last 6 months from COVID-19, the restrictions on travelling will still apply. In this case please check with the official site of the State Secretariat for Migration for exceptional cases. You may still be able to travel but only with a Laissez-passer issued from the Embassy. 

Travel to Jordan

Please check the following homepage for the entry requirements: www.gateway2jordan.gov.jo/index.html

Swiss travelers abroad are encouraged to register on the "Travel Admin App". More information can be found on the following website of the FDFA.

According to the Defence Orders issued by the Jordanian government, every person must adhere to social distance and commit to wearing face masks and gloves before entering public places. 

The regulations are changing regularly, for details contact your travel agent or the Jordanian authorities directly.

Consular services

Clients can contact the Embassy by email (amman@eda.admin.ch) or by phone (+962 6 593 1416) during regular working hours. The Embassy will not receive clients without prior appointment. Wearing a mask during the meeting is mandatory. In case of a consular emergency outside working hours, please contact the Helpline of the FDFA (+41 800 24 7 365 or +41 58 465 33 33).

For further information:

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

The Defence Attaché

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...

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

Switzerland and Jordan

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

Introduction of the VIS – New Procedure of Visa Application

On 11 October 2011 the Schengen member states introduced the Visa Information System (VIS). The VIS will also be used to store the biometric data (10 fingerprints and the facial image) of the visa applicants. The diplomatic representations of the Schengen member states will be gradually connected to the system region by region.

Along with the connection to the VIS on May 10th, 2012 all diplomatic representations of the Schengen member states in Jordan have to capture the biometric data of persons applying for a Schengen visa.

An information leaflet of the European Union relating to the introduction of the VIS and the capture of biometric data can be found on: Schengen Visa Information System (VIS)