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COVID-19 Information for Switzerland and Liechtenstein

For all Alerts and Messages from the U.S. Embassy Bern, please click here COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR SWITZERLAND AND LIECHTENSTEIN Last updated: 10/19/2020 Country-Specific Information:   The measures put in place to address the spread of the coronavirus are subject to change, and we recommend confirming directly with Swiss authorities for the most current information. For more details ...
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Resumption of Visa Services

 Embassy Bern Offering Limited Visa Services   Embassy Bern has resumed processing of limited categories of non-immigrant visa applications. Currently, we are prioritizing services for citizens and residents of Switzerland. Travel Restrictions If you have been present in the Schengen Zone in the 14 days prior to attempting to enter the United States, you will ...
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Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By

Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By   If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you can ...
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Demonstration Alert

Subject:          Demonstration Alert:  Bern – Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Location:        Bern, Kornhausbrücke, Zytglogge, and Bundesplatz Event: Protestors and activists are chaining themselves together and targeting public transit routes, including Kornhausbrücke, Zytglogge, and Bundesplatz. Details are evolving, the groups are moving, and police are on the scene attempting to disperse the crowds. We anticipate traffic disruptions ...
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COVID-19 – FAQ

International commercial flight options currently exist in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government does not anticipate arranging repatriation flights in Switzerland and Liechtenstein at this time.
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