For information related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) kindly consult the information and directives of the local authorities (moz.gov.ua and mfa.gov.ua) and the recommendations of the World Health Organization WHO
On state level, the Federal Office of Public Health of Switzerland FHPO 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 the Swiss representation in Kyiv.
The employees of the Swiss Embassy in Ukraine are currently working with a reduced physical presence on the Embassy premises in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. In case of an emergency, appointments can be made by telephone at the consular section and at the visa office.
With the help of Ukrainian airlines, currently a restricted number of special flights are being organized towards Western Europe. Certain flights are available on the following internet page: Skyup, FLY UIA. We recommend to regularly consult this internet pages. Please check also the internet page of Boryspil Airport / Departures. If flights appear but are not bookable online, please contact the airline or a tour operator.