Switzerland: EU and Switzerland To Accept Each Other’s COVID-19 Digital Travel Certificates

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points

  • EU Commission made this announcement on July 8.
  • The COVID-19 digital travel certificate validates COVID-19 vaccinations and negative COVID-19 test results via QR code.
  • The QR code can be printed out or kept on a smartphone.


The EU introduced COVID-19 digital travel certificates on July 1, with hopes to ease travel pains between the 27 EU member states. Starting July 9, Switzerland and the EU will accept each other’s COVID-19 travel certificates when traveling across the EU and Swiss borders.

Looking Ahead

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