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Indians who are fully vaccinated against Coronavirus can now travel to Switzerland

One of the popular tourist destinations from around the world is Switzerland, and now there is a piece of good news from the country where the Swiss government has recently announced that Indians who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus can visit the country without RT-PCR results and any quarantine requirements.

However, Indians who are vaccinated against coronavirus with the Covishield vaccine are eligible to travel to Switzerland and it has to be noted that although the country is not asking for a negative RT-PCR test, certain airlines might ask to carry one.

As per the reports, as there are no travel bubble adjustments between India and Switzerland, there are no direct flights between the 2 countries and people who want to travel to the alps need to travel via Paris or Amsterdam to reach the beautiful destination.

The Switzerland Embassy and Consulate in India have started accepting visas from June 28, 2021, on June 23 the Federal Council of Switzerland decided to relax rules for vaccinated Indian travellers. In a meeting, it was decided that travellers visiting the Schengen region will not be required to quarantine. The requirement for quarantine would be applicable for unvaccinated travellers arriving via plane.

The official website of the Swiss Embassy in India said, “The Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi is currently accepting all visa categories for persons arriving from third countries like India, who can prove, that they have been fully vaccinated. Booking of a prior appointment is mandatory for all application types. VFS Global Services is operational and accepting visa applications at the centres in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin and Hyderabad.”

Additionally, apart from India, travellers from the USA, Albania and Serbia can also enter Switzerland without any restrictions.

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