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Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland (June 5, 2020)

Subject: Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland (June 5, 2020)   Location:  Geneva and various other locations in Switzerland   Event: Numerous demonstrations are being planned for the next week in various locations in Switzerland over concerns about racial discrimination and civil rights in the United States.  Some events are expected to attract large crowds. Demonstrations ...
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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   Country-Specific Information:   Swiss authorities still categorize the situation in Switzerland as extraordinary under the terms of the Swiss Epidemics Act. Swiss authorities now further ease these measures as long as certain precautionary measures are respected (see ...
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Health Alert – COVID-19 Information for Switzerland and Liechtenstein (May 29, 2020)

Subject: Health Alert – COVID-19 Information for Switzerland and Liechtenstein (May 29, 2020)     Location:  Switzerland and Liechtenstein     Event: Latest update for U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19 in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.  Enroll in  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive health and security updates and to ensure the State Department can locate you in an emergency.  Please continue to monitor the Embassy’s  COVID-19 information page ...
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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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COVID-19 Emergency Appointments

Effective March 16, 2020, U.S. Embassy Bern has suspended routine consular services.   Services for U.S. citizens American Citizens Services (ACS)  Acceptance of Passport Applications Limited appointment slots are available for submission of passport applications for individuals with no valid identity/travel document. Please note: Print facilities in the U.S. are processing emergency passports only. Please plan for a significant delay ...
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