Embassy of Switzerland in Sweden

Coronavirus / COVID-19

For information related to the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the Public Health Agency of Sweden and the recommendations of the World Health Organisation WHO.

The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health FOPH informs with regard to the new Coronavirus and publishes recommendations for travelers accordingly.

1. Travelling to Switzerland: quarantine of 10 days duration on travelers arriving from Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Travelers departing from the Nordic and Baltic countries are subject to normal entry requirements. Detailed information on this subject is published on the website of the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration SEM.

No quarantine on travelers (regardless of nationality) arriving from Denmark, Iceland, Finland and Norway is required if they have been staying in one of these countries during the last 10 days. 

quarantine on travelers (regardless of nationality) arriving from Lithuania and Sweden is required.

Starting 1 February 2021 a quarantine on travelers (regardless of nationality) arriving from Estonia and Latvia is also required.

Exempt from quarantine requirement are persons referred to Art. 4 of the COVID-19 Ordinance on International Passenger Transport Measures.

No quarantine is required for travelers transiting Switzerland (Art. 4, letter f).

No Covid-19 test is required to enter or transit in Switzerland.

Detailed information is published on the website of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health FOPH.

Infoline of the FOPH for persons entering Switzerland: +41 58 464 44 88 (daily from 6am to 11pm).

2. Information for Swiss nationals permanently living in Sweden

Communication dated 09.06.2020 (PDF, 230.7 kB, German)

3. Information for Swiss nationals who plan a trip to Sweden

Before travelling please consider the travel advice of the FDFA, the instructions given by the Government Offices of Sweden and consult the website Krisinformation.se.

The FDFA calls on Swiss nationals travelling abroad to register on the "Travel Admin App". Press release 19.03.2020

Numerous countries, including those you might cross on your trip to Sweden, have introduced measures at the points of entry on their territory. It is recommended to inquire before the trip at the Embassy or Consulate of the country of destination and of any transit countries about the current measures.

Addresses of the foreign Embassies and Consulates in Switzerland

The embassy premises in Stockholm
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