Visa requirements for Swiss citizens

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Visa requirements for Swiss citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of Switzerland. In 2013, Swiss citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 168 countries and territories, ranking the Swiss passport 5th in the world (tied with Austria and New Zealand).[1]

Visa requirements map[edit]

Countries and territories with visa-free entries or visas on arrival for holders of regular Swiss passports

Visa requirements[edit]

Country Visa requirement Notes (excluding departure fees)
 Afghanistan Visa required[2]
 Albania Visa not required[3] 90 days
 Algeria Visa required[4]
 Andorra Visa not required[5]
 Angola Visa required[6]
 Antigua and Barbuda Visa not required[7] 3 months
 Argentina Visa not required[8] 90 days
 Armenia Visa not required[9] 180 days
 Australia and territories eVisitor[10] 90 days on each visit in 12 month period if granted
 Austria Visa not required[11] Freedom of movement
 Azerbaijan Visa required[12]
 Bahamas Visa not required[13] 3 months
 Bahrain Visa on arrival[14] 14 days
 Bangladesh Visa on arrival[15] 30 days
 Barbados Visa not required[16] 3 months
 Belarus Visa required[17]
 Belgium Visa not required[18] Freedom of movement
 Belize Visa not required[19] 1 month
 Benin Visa required[20]
 Bhutan Visa required[21]
 Bolivia Visa not required[22] 90 days
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa not required[23] 90 days
 Botswana Visa not required[24] 90 days
 Brazil Visa not required[25] 90 days
 Brunei Visa not required[26] 90 days
 Bulgaria Visa not required[27] Freedom of movement
 Burkina Faso Visa on arrival[28] 1 month
 Burundi Visa on arrival[29] 30 days; obtainable at Bujumbura International Airport
 Cambodia Visa on arrival[30] 30 days. Visa is also obtainable online.[31]
 Cameroon Visa required[32]
 Canada Visa not required[33] 6 months
 Cape Verde Visa on arrival[34]
 Central African Republic Visa required[35]
 Chad Visa required[36]
 Chile Visa not required[37] 90 days
 China Visa required[38] 72-hours visa free visit when in transit at Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Guilin, Shanghai, Shenyang and Xi'an.
 Colombia Visa not required[39] 180 days
 Comoros Visa on arrival[40]
 Republic of the Congo Visa required[41]
 Democratic Republic of the Congo Visa required[42]
 Costa Rica Visa not required[43] 90 days
 Côte d'Ivoire Visa required[44]
 Croatia Visa not required[45] Freedom of movement
 Cuba Tourist Card required[46]
 Cyprus Visa not required[47] Freedom of movement
 Czech Republic Visa not required[48] Freedom of movement
 Denmark and territories Visa not required[49] Freedom of movement (DK)
 Djibouti Visa on arrival[50]
 Dominica Visa not required[51] 21 days
 Dominican Republic Visa not required[52] 90 days
 Ecuador Visa not required[53] 90 days
 Egypt Visa on arrival[54] 30 days
 El Salvador Visa not required[55] 3 months
 Equatorial Guinea Visa required[56]
 Eritrea Visa required[57]
 Estonia Visa not required[58] Freedom of movement
 Ethiopia Visa on arrival[59]
 Fiji Visa not required[60] 4 months
 Finland Visa not required[61] Freedom of movement
 France and territories Visa not required[62] Freedom of movement (in Regions of France)
 Gabon Visa required[63]
 Gambia Visa not required[64] 90 days
 Georgia Visa not required[65] 360 days
 Germany Visa not required[66] Freedom of movement
 Ghana Visa required[67]
 Greece Visa not required[68] Freedom of movement
 Grenada Visa not required[69] 3 months
 Guatemala Visa not required[70] 90 days
 Guinea Visa required[71]
 Guinea-Bissau Visa on arrival[72] 90 days
 Guyana Visa not required[73] 3 months
 Haiti Visa not required[74] 90 days
 Honduras Visa not required[75] 3 months
 Hungary Visa not required[76] Freedom of movement
 Iceland Visa not required[77] Freedom of movement
 India Visa required[78]
 Indonesia Visa on arrival[79] 30 days
 Iran Visa on arrival[80] Conditions apply.[81]
 Iraq Visa required[82]
 Ireland Visa not required[83] Freedom of movement
 Israel Visa not required[84] 3 months
 Italy Visa not required[85] Freedom of movement
 Jamaica Visa not required[86] 90 days
 Japan Visa not required[87] 90 days
 Jordan Visa on arrival[88] Conditions apply[89]
 Kazakhstan Visa required[90]
 Kenya Visa on arrival[91] 3 months
 Kiribati Visa not required[92] 30 days
 North Korea Visa required[93]
 South Korea Visa not required[94] 90 days
 Kuwait Visa on arrival[95] 3 months
 Kyrgyzstan Visa not required[96] 60 days
 Laos Visa on arrival[97] 15 days
 Latvia Visa not required[98] Freedom of movement
 Lebanon Visa on arrival[99] 3 months, only at Beirut airport to tourists, provided holding a telephone number and

address in Lebanon.

 Lesotho Visa not required[100]
 Liberia Visa required[101]
 Libya Visa required[102]
 Liechtenstein Visa not required[103] Freedom of movement
 Lithuania Visa not required[104] Freedom of movement
 Luxembourg Visa not required[105] Freedom of movement
 Macedonia Visa not required[106] 90 days
 Madagascar Visa on arrival[107] 90 days
 Malawi Visa required[108]
 Malaysia Visa not required[109] 3 months
 Maldives Visa on arrival[110] 30 days
 Mali Visa on arrival[111]
 Malta Visa not required[112] Freedom of movement
 Marshall Islands Visa on arrival[113]
 Mauritania Visa on arrival[114]
 Mauritius Visa not required[115] 90 days
 Mexico Visa not required[116] 180 days
 Micronesia Visa not required[117] 30 days
 Moldova Visa not required[118] 90 days
 Monaco Visa not required[119]
 Mongolia Visa not required[120] 30 days; until 12/2015
 Montenegro Visa not required[121] 90 days
 Morocco Visa not required[122] 30 days
 Mozambique Visa on arrival[123] 30 days
 Myanmar Visa required[124]
 Namibia Visa not required[125]
 Nauru Visa required[126]
   Nepal Visa on arrival[127] 90 days
 Netherlands and territories Visa not required[128] Freedom of movement (European Netherlands)
 New Zealand and territories Visa not required[129] 3 months
 Nicaragua Visa not required[130] 90 days
 Niger Visa required[131]
 Nigeria Visa required[132]
 Norway Visa not required[133] Freedom of movement
 Oman Visa on arrival[134]
 Pakistan Visa required[135]
 Palau Visa on arrival[136] 30 days
 Panama Visa not required[137] 180 days
 Papua New Guinea Visa on arrival[138] 60 days
 Paraguay Visa not required[139] 90 days
 Peru Visa not required[140] 183 days
 Philippines Visa not required[141] 30 days
 Poland Visa not required[142] Freedom of movement
 Portugal Visa not required[143] Freedom of movement
 Qatar Visa on arrival[144] 1 month
 Romania Visa not required[145] Freedom of movement
 Russia Visa required[146] 72-hour Visa on arrival in Kaliningrad if traveling as part of a tour group
organized by an authorized travel agent.[147]
 Rwanda Visa required[148] Visa is obtained online.[149]
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa not required[150] 3 months
 Saint Lucia Visa not required[151] 6 weeks
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Visa not required[152] 1 month
 Samoa Entry Permit on arrival[153] 60 days
 San Marino Visa not required[154]
 São Tomé and Príncipe Visa required[155] Visa is obtained online.[156]
 Saudi Arabia Visa required[157]
 Senegal Visa required[158]
 Serbia Visa not required[159] 90 days
 Seychelles Visitor's Permit on arrival[160] 1 month
 Sierra Leone Visa required[161]
 Singapore Visa not required[162] 90 days
 Slovenia Visa not required[163] Freedom of movement
 Slovakia Visa not required[164] Freedom of movement
 Solomon Islands Visitor's permit on arrival[165] 3 months
 Somalia Visa on arrival[166] 30 days, provided an invitation letter issued by the sponsor has been submitted
to the Airport Immigration Department at least 2 days before arrival.
 South Africa Visa not required[167] 90 days
 South Sudan Visa required[168]
 Spain Visa not required[169] Freedom of movement
 Sri Lanka Electronic Travel Authorization[170] 30 days
 Sudan Visa required[171]
 Suriname Tourist Card on arrival[172] 90 days
 Swaziland Visa not required[173] 30 days
 Sweden Visa not required[174] Freedom of movement
 Syria Visa required[175]
 Tajikistan Visa on arrival[176] 45 days
 Tanzania Visa on arrival[177]
 Thailand Visa not required[178] 30 days
 Timor-Leste Visa on arrival[179] 30 days
 Togo Visa on arrival[180] 7 days
 Tonga Visa not required[181] 31 days
 Trinidad and Tobago Visa not required[182] 30 days
 Tunisia Visa not required[183] 3 months
 Turkey Visa not required[184] 3 months
 Turkmenistan Visa required[185]
 Tuvalu Visa on arrival[186] 1 month
 Uganda Visa on arrival[187]
 Ukraine Visa not required[188] 90 days
 United Arab Emirates Visa on arrival[189] 30 days
 United Kingdom
excluding some Overseas territories
Visa not required[190] Freedom of movement (in Constituent countries)
 United States Visa Waiver Program[191] 90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years, ESTA required
 Uruguay Visa not required[192] 90 days
 Uzbekistan Visa required[193]
 Vanuatu Visa not required[194] 30 days
  Vatican City Visa not required[195]
 Venezuela Visa not required[196] 90 days
 Vietnam Visa required[197]
 Yemen Visa required[198]
 Zambia Visa on arrival[199] 90 days
 Zimbabwe Visa on arrival[200] 3 months

See also[edit]