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


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.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Macedonia (Republic of) 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 Macedonian 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.

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 Macedonian diplomatic offices in Switzerland

Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in Bern, Swiss Confederation

Address: Kirchenfeldstr., 30, CH - 3005Check on map

Phone: + 41 31 352 00 02; + 41 31 352 00 16; + 41 31 352 00 28

Fax: 41 31 352 00 57


Consulate General of Macedonia in Geneva, Switzerland

Address: Macedonian Consulate General, Chemin Ami-Argand 68, 1290 Versoix, 1200 Genève, Switzerland

Phone: (+41) 22 755 21 68

Fax: (+41) 22 755 14 96

List of Swiss diplomatic offices in Macedonia (Republic of)

Embassy of Switzerland in Skopje, Macedonia

Address: Maksim Gorki Street 19, 1000 Skopje MacedoniaCheck on map

Phone: (+389) 2 310 33 00

Fax: (+389) 2 310 33 01



Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8.00–12.30 and 13.00–16.00

Details: Ambassador: Mr Stefano Lazzaroto

Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

  • Routine Vaccines
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies

About Switzerland

Capital: Berne
  • 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

Power Sockets

Type J Swiss 3-pin  J Swiss 3-pin

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