Embassy of Switzerland in Hungary

Information on Coronavirus / Covid-19

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Regulations for entry into Switzerland from February 17, 2022

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Health-related measures for persons entering Switzerland are being lifted from 17 February 2022. When entering Switzerland, there is no obligation to present a valid certificate, proof of recovery, a negative COVID-19 test or an entry form. Nonetheless, it is only necessary to wear a mask in medical settings.

Further exceptions and more detailed information regarding the entry of Switzerland can be found on the FOPH's website.

Infoline for persons entering Switzerland: +41 58 464 44 88 (daily 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.)

The FDFA has no authority to issue instructions to air carriers on matters concerning the access of passengers to the aircraft. Please note, that according to the business policies of some airlines, a valid certificate or negative COVID-19 test before boarding an aircraft as well the obligation to wear a mask during the flight could be necessary. We advise you to consult directly with the respective airline.

Covid-19 situation in Hungary

The Hungarian government declared a national state of emergency on 4 November 2020 due to the Covid-19 situation, which was extended until 1 June 2022. Due to the Russian military attack on Ukraine, the Hungarian government has issued a new state of emergency from 1 June 2022. Among other things, this authorizes the government to carry out more security checks.

Entry requirements for Hungary from 7 March 2022

As of March 7th, the Hungarian government has lifted all entry restrictions that were previously in force.

Obligation to wear a mask

As of March 7th, the mask obligation applies only in the medical environment.

Last modification: 25.07.2022

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