Short-term stay: entry requirements for Switzerland

Entry requirements differ according to the citizenship of travellers.

The requirements for entry into the Schengen Area through Switzerland provide no indication of the entry and stay requirements applicable in third countries.

For questions regarding entry and stay requirements for other countries, please contact the corresponding diplomatic/consular missions in Switzerland:
Foreign diplomatic /consular missions in Switzerland

Requirements that must be met in order to enter the Schengen Area through Switzerland


European Union

European Free Trade Association

Short stay
90 days in any 180 days period

Third countries
Countries that are not members of the European Union and/or the Schengen Area

Travel document
Swiss passport, temporary passport or ID card


Last modification 22.05.2015

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