Information on the Ukraine crisis and Swiss assistance
Information on protection status S
Questions regarding protection status S (application, procedure, etc.) can be submitted to the following address:
If you have questions about living in Switzerland with protection status S (work, social assistance, school, language courses, health insurance, moving, leaving Switzerland, etc.), contact the authorities in the canton responsible for you:
Ukraine contact points in the cantons (PDF, 298 kB, 04.05.2022)
Corona: Entry into Switzerland
There are currently no entry restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. No proof of vaccination, recovery or testing is required for entry into Switzerland.
To see what rules apply to your own particular situation when entering Switzerland, consult the online «Travelcheck».
The State Secretariat for Migration’s new annual report has now been published - with short videos on current challenges, background information, faces and stories.
migration.swiss provides an overview of the events and developments in the 2021 reporting year, and sets out the most important facts and figures.
Warning against fraudulent e-mails
Emails with the sender «swissimmigration@consultant» or «eu_immigration@consultant» and requests for payment are sent to foreigners. The SEM warns against these fraud attempts.
In Afghanistan, the Taliban have once again come to power. Therefore, many people are in fear and experience concern – both in Afghanistan and in Switzerland. On this website, you can find information on various topics, such as humanitarian visas and family reunification