Corona: Persons from third countries who are fully vaccinated can enter Switzerland

Anyone who can prove that they have been fully vaccinated can once again enter Switzerland from a high-risk country, i.e. a country outside the Schengen area. Please observe the health-related measures taken by the FOPH (entry form, compulsory testing). For further information on the subject, please contact the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH directly.

Here you will find the most important information on entering Switzerland. Click through the questions:
Online Travelcheck

If you still have questions, please read our FAQs carefully.
COVID FAQ

Oberholzer investigation report

SEM commissioned former federal judge Niklaus Oberholzer to investigate whether the rights of asylum seekers are being disregarded in federal asylum centres. The results of his report are now available.

Medienmitteilung vom 18. Oktober 2021
(This document is not available in English)

Investigation report

Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, the Taliban have once again come to power. Therefore, many people are in fear and experience concern – both in Afghanistan and in Switzerland. On this website, you can find information on various topics, such as humanitarian visas and family reunification
Afghanistan Crisis: Key Information

Warning against fraudulent e-mails

Emails with the sender «swissimmigration@consultant» or «eu_immigration@consultant» and requests for payment are sent to foreigners. The SEM warns against these fraud attempts.

Information for those interested

Press releases

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Informationen for schools

(Most information in German)

https://www.fedpol.admin.ch/content/sem/en/home.html