Alert: Worldwide Caution – U.S. Embassy Bern (August 3, 2022)

Embassy of the United States of America Bern, Switzerland On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, …

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Humanitarian Assistance and Visa Information for Ukrainians who have Evacuated to Switzerland or Liechtenstein

Return to U.S. Embassy in Ukraine Website Last Updated: 06-Apr-2022 Information for U.S. Citizens coming from Ukraine: Ukraine Crisis (state.gov) HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE   If you are seeking information about immediate humanitarian assistance in Switzerland or Liechtenstein: Almost all refugee cases in countries abroad are processed by local authorities, in this case the government of Switzerland or Liechtenstein. Ukrainians should not contact the authorities of the United …

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Update on Swiss Quarantine Restrictions for U.S. Travelers

The U.S. Department of State has no greater responsibility than the safety and security of U.S. citizens overseas. We are committed to proactively advising U.S. citizens  about travel amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including the most up-to-date information about travel restrictions imposed by the Swiss government or the U.S. government. As of April 5, per the Swiss …

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Travel Advisory for Switzerland – Level 3 – Reconsider travel (August 7, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland   Reconsider travel to Switzerland due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for the Switzerland due to COVID-19. Improved conditions have been reported within Switzerland. Visit the Embassy’s  COVID-19 page  for more information on COVID-19 in Switzerland. Read the  country information page

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