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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: 10/19/2021 Requirements for travel to the United States Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within ...
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Demonstration Alert

Location: Bern, Switzerland Events: Several demonstrations, both organized and spontaneous, are expected to occur in Bern on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Saturday, October 16, 14:00 – 15:30 “Against Corona Measures” demonstration, held at the Waisenhausplatz. A couple of hundred peaceful demonstrators are expected to attend. Saturday, October 16, 15:00 – 16:30 “Against the killing of ...
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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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Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Trip to Switzerland, Uzbekistan, India, and Pakistan

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 27, 2021 Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman will travel to Geneva, Switzerland on September 29 to lead a U.S. interagency delegation to a September 30 U.S.-Russia bilateral Strategic Stability Dialogue.  She will be joined by Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Bonnie Jenkins.  ...
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Demonstration Alert

Location:        All cantons in Switzerland and Lichtenstein Events:         Several demonstrations, both organized and spontaneous, are expected to occur throughout Switzerland over the weekend.  Recent events show that unplanned demonstrations can also occur without warning. Actions to take:         Exercise vigilance and heightened situational awareness over the coming days ·         Stay alert in public places, ...
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