Resumption of Visa Services

 Embassy Bern Resumes Limited Visa Services   Starting July 15, 2020, Embassy Bern will resume processing of limited categories of non-immigrant visa applications. At this time, we are prioritizing services for citizens and residents of Switzerland. National Interest Exceptions The following categories of travelers may now qualify for national interest exceptions (NIEs) under Presidential Proclamation …

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Information for non-U.S. citizens following the Coronavirus / COVID-19 Outbreak

U.S. Embassy Bern – Consular Affairs LAST UPDATED: May 4, 2020 Non-U.S. citizens, due to the ongoing impact of coronavirus/COVID-19, we ask that you check this information before deciding whether to contact us. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we will be unable to reply to any email inquiries if the question is answered …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bern (March 20, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland    Subject: Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bern (March 20, 2020)   Location: Switzerland and Liechtenstein   Event: On March 19, 2020 the Department of State issued a Global Level 4 Health Alert – Do not travel The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial …

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Proclamation – COVID-19 – Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants

The World Health Organization has determined that multiple countries within the Schengen Area are experiencing sustained person-to-person transmission of SARS CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19. Presidential Proclamation 9984 restricts and suspends the entry into the United States, as immigrants or nonimmigrants, of all aliens who were physically present within the Schengen Area (which includes Switzerland and Lichtenstein) …

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