Arrival in Switzerland / International sector
Conditions of entry into Switzerland
I check on Travelcheck if I am allowed to enter Switzerland and if so under what conditions (health pass, tests, quarantine).
Passengers entering Switzerland by air who are not vaccinated or recovered must present the result of a negative PCR test (maximum 72 hours) or antigenic test (maximum 24 hours).
This obligation does not apply to vaccinated or cured persons.
Registering your details
When I arrive in Geneva, I register my details using the electronic personal data registration form. All persons entering Switzerland are subject to this obligation, with the exception of passengers in transit to another country.
COVID certificate and vaccination abroad
Arrival in France
Even if I arrive in the French sector, I have to fulfil the Swiss travel conditions because my destination is Geneva. I check on Travelcheck if I am allowed to enter Switzerland, and if so, under what conditions (health pass, tests, quarantines).
I also make sure that I meet the conditions to enter France in order to be able to reach France.
Registration of details
I register my details using the electronic form for registering personal data to enter Switzerland.
Closure for works
The French sector is currently closed due to works. However, for passengers arriving in Geneva from France, there is no change to the usual operations. Car hire in the French sector It is possible to rent a car at the airport in the French sector, even when it is closed for works.
Car hire in the French sector
It is possible to rent a car at the airport in the French sector, even when it is closed for works.
Only passengers with a valid ticket for the current day (+/-1 day) are allowed to transit from the international to the French sectors, and vice versa. Otherwise, to access the car rentals in the French sector, you must use the road (car, taxi, etc.), passing through the Ferney-Voltaire customs. Pedestrians and bicycles are not allowed to use the customs road.
Passengers in transit
People who transit through a Swiss airport and do not leave it before continuing their journey are exempt from the obligation to present a negative test and to complete the entry form.
Passengers who enter Switzerland only to transit and continue their journey to another country must complete the entry form and comply to the testing requirement.