COVID-19 Information

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Last updated: 05/11/2023

As of 12:01am EDT on May 12, 2023, noncitizen nonimmigrant air passengers will no longer need to show proof of being fully vaccinated with an accepted COVID-19 vaccine to board a flight to the United States. See here for more information.

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Country-Specific Information


Entry and Exit Requirements

  • Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No
    • There are currently no entry restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. No proof of vaccination, recovery or testing is required for entry into Switzerland.
    • To verify which rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online «Travelcheck».
    • Infoline for people travelling to Switzerland: +41 58 464 44 88, every day from 6am to 11pm
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? No
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No

Quarantine Information 

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No

COVID-19 Testing

  • You can get tested for coronavirus at various doctors, test centers, hospitals and pharmacies. The cantons are responsible for assuring access to testing: Click here for information on testing locations in Switzerland by canton.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

  • Are vaccines available in Switzerland and Liechtenstein for U.S. citizens to receive? YES
    • Your canton is responsible for the vaccination. On your canton’s website you’ll find answers to the following questions: How is the vaccination organized? How can you register? There is a list of cantonal websites at Or visit the COVID-19 Vaccination Check. According to the details you enter, you will be directed to the relevant point of contact in your canton, where you can register for your vaccination. 

Local Resources


U.S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland
031 357 70 11 (dialing within Switzerland)
+41 31 357 70 11 (dialing from overseas)

American Citizens Services Unit – Contact Form
Visa Unit – Email

State Department
Bureau of Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 (toll-free in the United States and Canada)
+1-202-501-4444 (from other countries)·

Swiss Government Hotline
Infoline for people travelling to Switzerland: +41 58 464 44 88, every day from 6am to 11pm

Coronavirus Infoline: +41 58 463 00 00, 6am to 11pm

COVID-19 vaccination Infoline: +41 800 88 66 44, every day 6am to 11pm

Infoline National COVID certificate application platform: +41 58 469 79 63 (every day from 7am to 8pm)