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BRAZILIAN CITIZENS VISITING SWITZERLAND


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Brazilian citizen for short-stay period in Switzerland starting from 2021.

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A valid passport is required to enter Switzerland. All tourists entering Swiss territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Swiss authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Brazil who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Brazilian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
Swiss custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Swiss territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
  • Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).


Currency Restriction
The government of Switzerland does not impose any restrictions on the import of foreign and local currencies.


Minors
Children aged up to 15 (included) years of age will be exempted from requiring a passport if traveling with companions (parents or grandparents) or guardian if:

  • Children have the same nationality as the companion
  • Children’s names are included in the passport of the companion.



List of Brazilian diplomatic offices in Switzerland


Consulate General of Brazil in Geneva, Switzerland

Address: Rue de Lausanne 54, 3eme etage, 1202 Geneve, SwitzerlandCheck on map


Phone: (+41) (22) 906-9420


Fax: (+41) (22) 731-8178


Email: brasil@consulado.ch


Website: http://genebra.itamaraty.gov.br/pt-br/


Consulate General of Brazil in Zurich, Switzerland

Address: Stampfenbachstrasse 138, 8006 Zurich, SwitzerlandCheck on map


Phone: (+41) 44 206 90 20 / 30


Fax: (+41) 44 206 90 21


Email: geral@consuladobrasil.ch


Website: http://zurique.itamaraty.gov.br/


Embassy of Brazil in Berne, Switzerland

Address: Monbijoustrasse 68, Case postale 1004, 3000 Berne 23, SwitzerlandCheck on map


Phone: (+41) 31 371 85 15


Fax: (+41) 31 371 05 25


Email: brasemb.berna@itamaraty.gov.br


Office Hours: 09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00


Details: Maria Stela Pompeu Brasil Frota - Ambassador


List of Swiss diplomatic offices in Brazil


Embassy of Switzerland in Brazil

Address: SES, Avenida das Nacoes, quadra 811 lote 41 70.448-900, Brasilia - DF Brazil


Phone: (+55) 61 3443 5500


Fax: (+55) 61 3443 5711


Email: bra.vertretung@eda.admin.ch


Website: http://www.eda.admin.ch/brasilia


Details: Ambassador: Mr Wilhelm Meier

Consulate of Switzerland in Brazil

Address: Av. Paulista 1754, 4e andar Edificio Grande Avenida 01310-200, Sao Paulo / SP Brazil


Phone: (+55) 11 33 72 82 00


Fax: (+55) 11 32 53 57 16


Email: vertretung@sao.rep.admin.ch


Office Hours: 9:00-12:00


Consulate of Switzerland in Brazil

Address: R. Dona Leopoldina 697, Centro 60110-000, Fortaleza / CE BrazilCheck on map


Phone: (+55) 85 32 26 94 44


Fax: (+55) 85 32 53 13 23


Email: marcocorecco@yahoo.com.br


Consulate of Switzerland in Brazil

Address: Rua Paraiba 476, Sala 1002, Funcionarios 30130-140, Belo Horizonte / MG BrazilCheck on map


Phone: (+55) 31 32 61 77 32


Fax: (+55) 31 32 62 11 63


Email: dietermax@hotmail.com


Consulate of Switzerland in Brazil

Address: Rua Ladislau Gembaroski, 115, Tomaz Coelho 83707-090Check on map


Phone: (+55) 41 643 13 95


Fax: (+55) 41 643 23 57


Email: swissctba@moltecmolas.com.br


Consulate of Switzerland in Brazil

Address: Rua Albert Einstein, 119, Bairro America Caixa, Postal 1023 89294-310, Joinville / SC Brazil


Phone: (+55) 47 433 19 57


Fax: (+55) 47 433 19 57


Email: swissjoi@zaz.com.br


Consulate of Switzerland in Brazil

Address: Rua Monsenhor Coutinho 688, Centro 69010-110, Manaus / AM BrazilCheck on map


Phone: (+55-92) 2334422


Fax: (+55) 92 233 44 12


Email: diretor@swiss-school.com.br


Consulate of Switzerland in Brazil

Address: Rua Candido Mendes 157, 11e andar 20241-220, Rio de Janeiro / RJ BrazilCheck on map


Phone: (+55) 21 22 21 18 67


Fax: (+55) 21 22 21 18 67


Email: vertretung@rio.rep.admin.ch


Office Hours: 9:00-12:00



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About Switzerland

Capital: Berne
Languages:
  • German 64.9%;
  • French 22.6%;
  • Italian 8.3%;
  • Serbo-Croatian 2.5%;
  • Albanian 2.6%;
  • Portuguese 3.4%;
  • Spanish 2.2%;
  • English 4.6%;
  • Romansch 0.5%;
  • Other 5.1%

Area: 41,290 KM2
Population: 7,581,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Franc (CHF)
Calling Code: +41

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