Embassy of Switzerland in Kenya
Information about negative COVID-19 test when entering Switzerland
Mandatory for all airline passengers travelling to Switzerland:
- Present valid proof of a negative PCR test, taken no more than 72 hours (time of specimen collection) before departure. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from the test requirement. For further exemptions and acceptance of a rapid immunological test conducted less than 24 hours before departure, please see the website of FOPH.
- Electronic form for incoming travelers.
Please visit the website of the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH for detailed information and instructions.
Information regarding COVID-19 vaccinations for Swiss citizens living abroad
Please consult the information on the web page of the Organization of the Swiss Abroad for further reference.
As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Kenya, as well as Switzerland and Burundi, Rwanda, Somalia and Uganda. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, science, education and culture. It delivers consular services to citizens of Switzerland and other countries. It implements the cooperation strategy for the Horn of Africa.
In order to fulfill these tasks, the Embassy operates in four Divisions. Find out more about the work of each one of them.