Information regarding the Pandemic

Covid Certificate Requirement at UZH from 20 September 2021

Entering Switzerland

Status: 20 September 2021

Entry requirements for Switzerland can be found here.
Federal Council press release September 7 2021 can be found here.

All travelers must take note of the health-related measures at the Swiss border. The interactive travel check tool shows you what measures apply to you.  Make sure you indicate that you have an "assurance of a residence permit" or a "confirmation of notification" (UK nationals).


Situation in Switzerland

Visa applications for education and training purposes are being processed. Please refer to the information issued by the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH):

Entry restrictions issued by the State Secretariat for Migration SEM

FOPH Federal government measures

What to do when you experience symptoms?

The following measures apply:

  • Stay at home if you experience symptoms. If you are feeling sick, it is recommended that you stay at home. This will prevent the disease from spreading to others.
  • Always call ahead before going to the doctor's or the emergency department. Call the canton’s medical hotline (phone 0800 33 66 55) to discuss the next steps.

Fact Sheet: Procedure for COVID-19 Infections