Switzerland: Lifting of COVID-19 Related Entry Restrictions

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • Lifting of all COVID-19 related entry requirements for travelers regardless of vaccination status or history of infection  


The government of Switzerland will lift all COVID-19 related entrance restrictions beginning 2 May 2022. This means that all travelers, regardless of country of departure, will be permitted to enter Switzerland without presenting proof of vaccination, proof of recovery or a negative COVID-19 test.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Switzerland will update its COVID-19 related entry requirements beginning on 2 May 2022. Travelers entering the country should ensure that they hold the appropriate authorization prior to arrival.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Switzerland’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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This article was published on 25 April 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

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