To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online Travelcheck
For national visa D and consular related inquiries (e.g. issues regarding passports, authentication of documents etc.), also in relation with Covid-19, please contact the Regional Consular Center in Bangkok, Thailand at +66 2 674 6900.
Anyone who can prove to be fully vaccinated can enter Switzerland.
Which COVID-19 vaccines allow entry to Switzerland? Find list here (scroll down to relevant chapter).
Pandemic-related measures for all travelers
- You (18 years and older) have been fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID and can prove this with a valid COVID certificate? Then you are exempt from the test requirement on boarding and on entry to Switzerland.
- Test at boarding and for entry into Switzerland: People aged 16 – 18 and not vaccinated or recovered and intending to enter Switzerland by air must be able to show the negative result of a PCR test (performed no more than 72 hours prior to boarding) or a rapid antigen test (performed no more than 24 hours previously). If you cannot show such a test you will not be allowed to board the aircraft.
(Unvaccinated/not recovered minors (below 18 years) have to be accompanied by an adult who is fully vaccinated.)
Entry Form (swissplf)
Everyone entering Switzerland must present a completed entry form. Find here the entry form at swissplf.admin.ch.
Important: From October 2021, a COVID certificate will be mandatory in Switzerland for certain events and indoor activities. Please find below the detailed information and visit the following pages:
No quarantine required for travelers entering Switzerland from Laos.
We highly recommend to contact your airline in order to find out there regulations for boarding.
Information for non-vaccinated persons
Travel from Thailand to Switzerland for unvaccinated persons is only allowed under the exceptions of the cases listed here, “freedom of movement” & “Situations of special necessity”.
If you do not need a visa or you are already holding a valid Schengen Visa C, the Regional consular center in Bangkok might issue a Laissez-Passer to facilitate entry into Switzerland as an unvaccinated person. Please contact the visa section by email.
- Holders of a valid Swiss National Visa D (for family reunion, study, work, etc.) are allowed to enter
Attention: Test requirements are applicable! Please scroll down to chapter: “I am not vaccinated or recently recovered from COVID-19, what should I bear in mind?”