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Restrictions for travellers due to the Corona Virus

Various countries have issued temporary entry bans or at least entry restrictions for various citizens.

Most embassies also do not issue a visa if the traveller has recently travelled to one of the following countries: China, Iran, South Korea, Japan, Germany, Italy, Spain and France.

Please note that new restrictions are currently being introduced daily and AVS does not have all the information from the embassies and the expected restrictions.

More details can be found here: NEWS


No suitable photo in format or is it not according to the biometric requirements? Make a new photo in good quality with a white background or make one at the machine, at the train-station. Please scan the photo and send it to us by email - we reproduce your photo! In the following you can download photo-slides and see pictures to the regulations.

Please note that we need a scan in color, with at least 300dpi. The costs are CHF 5.00 per photo.

Photo-requirements from USA, India and Japan: download

Photo-requirements for all other countries: download