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COVID-19 Information

Enroll in  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive health and security updates. For all Alerts and Messages from the U.S. Embassy Bern, please click here COVID-19 INFORMATION Last updated: 01/20/2022 Requirements for travel to the United States As of December 6, all air passengers, regardless of vaccination or citizenship status, must show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 1 day ...
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Arrival of Ambassador Scott Miller

U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Ambassador-designate to Liechtenstein, Scott Miller, presented his Letters of Credence in Bern on Tuesday, January 11 On Tuesday, January 11, Scott Miller presented his Letters of Credence to the President of the Swiss Confederation, Ignazio Cassis.  President Cassis accepted the Letters and welcomed Ambassador Miller as the new U.S. Ambassador ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens About Passports: U.S. Embassy Bern (December 28, 2021)

Location: Switzerland and Liechtenstein  Subject:  Travel to the United States on Expired U.S. Passports  If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until March 31, 2022.  You qualify for this exception if all the following are true: You ...
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COVID-19 – FAQ for U.S. Citizens

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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