Consulate General of Switzerland in Valletta


Switzerland - Information for travellers 

Changes concerning entering Switzerland as of 22.02.2021

As of 22.02.2021, all travellers arriving from Malta to Switzerland are required to observe the following measures:

  • Valid proof of a negative PCR test** result  (executed no more than 72 hours prior to arrival). Children under the age of 12 are exempted from being tested on entering Switzerland. Travellers by plane are requested to contact the airline for information on boarding requirements.**Please refer to: Type of test and requirements the result must meet
  • Compulsory registration online of personal data on
  • Mandatory quarantine

Transit: Are exempted from the quarantine, registration and test requirements persons who enter Switzerland for the purpose of transiting the country and who intend and are able to travel on directly to another country. Therefore, a connection to other means of transport must be guaranteed or the traveller must have a private means of transport available to continue the journey. Furthermore the entry regulations of the various countries of transit and of the final destination must allow the entry. 

Further exceptions and measures on international transport exist (Art. 8 Covid-19 Ordinance).

Information regarding test and quarantine requirements from the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH)

Coronavirus: Measures and ordinances in Switzerland

Entry to Switzerland - State Secretariat for Migration SEM

Malta - Information for travellers

Travel advice for Malta (French) 

Re-open Eu - Malta - information from the European Union about the re-opening of Europe

Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs: COVID-19 Info


Certificate of life OASI

Swiss citizen: Due to the pandemic COVID-19, the Central Compensation Office (CCO) in Geneva will exceptionally accept the certificate of life to be filled out and signed by the social security holder himself/herself by 30.04.2021. The certificate can then be sent with a copy of a valid identity card or passport directly to the CCO by e-mail at the following address:

This representation supports Swiss citizens who find themselves in need because of illness, an accident or theft while travelling. It also informs the responsible Swiss representation.

Please note that because this is an honorary representation without consular authority, it does not issue visas or Swiss passports.

You can find the responsible Swiss representation on the right of this page under “Consular district”.