Visa Requirements for Entering Switzerland

Visa may be required

Mandatory

Visa may be required

Travelers may need a visa to visit Switzerland for Business or Tourism. Travelers with passports issued before 25 May 2015 don’t need a visa. Travelers with passports issued after 25 May 2015 do need a visa.
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Transit visa may be required

Transit visa

Mandatory

Transit visa

Travelers need a visa to transit through Switzerland. A paper or embassy visa is the only visa available for travelers transiting through Switzerland. The visa is typically a stamp or sticker added to the passport. Travelers must obtain this visa from a local embassy, consulate, or visa center before traveling.
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Visitor visa suspended

Mandatory

Visitor visa suspended

Currently, travelers may not be able to apply for a visa to visit Switzerland for Business or Tourism. Visit the government website for details.
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Visitor visa

Visa is not required

Visa is not required

Not Required

Visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit Switzerland for Business or Tourism. Travelers must have a biometric passport.
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Visa is not required

Not Required

Visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit Switzerland for Business or Tourism. Travelers must have a passport with a national identification number.
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Visa is not required

Not Required

Visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit Switzerland for Business or Tourism. Travelers must have a Macau Special Administrative Region passport.
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Visa is not required

Not Required

Visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit Switzerland for Business or Tourism. Travelers must have a Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passport.
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Transit visa is not required

Transit visa is not required

Not Required

Transit visa is not required

Travelers don’t need a visa to visit Switzerland for Transit. Travelers must have a biometric passport.
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