The requirements for entering Switzerland differ depending on the purpose of stay (e.g. tourism, visit, employment, family reunification or studies) and length of stay (short or long).

If you are intending to come to Switzerland, the State Secretariat for Migration recommends that you check the entry requirements before travelling. Please refer to the information on the following pages:  

Information for Entry


Additional information on the subject of stays and/or entry requirements for Switzerland can be found on the following pages:

31 March 2024: Extension of the Schengen area to Bulgaria and Romania

As of March 31, 2024, Bulgaria and Romania will also be part of the Schengen area. This means that the same requirements apply for entries from Bulgaria and Romania or with documents issued by Bulgaria and Romania as for entries from any other Schengen state or with documents of any other Schengen state.

Last modification 20.03.2024

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