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COVID-19 sanitary measures

ACCESS TO THE INDEX™ EXHIBITION CENTRE

To access the exhibition centre of Palexpo, you will kindly be requested to show a certificate proving:

  • A negative PCR test carried out within the preceding 72 hours or an antigen test carried out within 48 hours

OR

  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (your vaccine is valid for 12 months after the 2nd dose and meet the necessary requirements specified on this link)

OR

  • Certificate proving that you have had a coronavirus infection and have recovered. This exemption applies for 6 months from the end of the isolation period (the 11th day after the positive test result).

Hydro-alcoholic gel will be made available to attendees at the entrances and specific points of the exhibition by the Organiser.

Face masks are no longer compulsory in the exhibition hall as a COVID-19 certificate or test is required at the entrance.

 

TRAVELLING TO SWITZERLAND

Rules for entering Switzerland by air:

AND

  • A negative PCR test carried out within the preceding 72 hours

In the following cases, you are exempt from the test and entry form requirements:

  • You are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (your vaccines are valid for 12 months after the 2nd dose and meet the necessary requirements specified on this link)
  • A certificate proving that you have had a coronavirus infection and have recovered. This exemption applies for 6 months from the end of the isolation period (the 11th day after the positive test result).

Please also enquire with your airline whether specific tests are required before boarding.

As per 28 June 2021, only people travelling from a country with a worrying variant stated on the list below will be required to quarantine:
https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/empfehlungen-fuer-reisende/liste.html#858610174

Persons who have been vaccinated (2 doses and requirements) or who have recovered from the disease will be permitted to enter Switzerland from these countries or regions, stated on the list as countries with a worrying variant, without having to be tested or to quarantine as long as it is certain that the vaccination offers good protection. Those who have neither been vaccinated nor have recovered must present a negative PCR test or rapid antigen test and go into quarantine on entry.

Quarantine instructions:
https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/empfehlungen-fuer-reisende/quarantaene-einreisende.html#-1306781457


Rules for entering Switzerland by car:

No special arrangements are required when entering Switzerland unless you come from a country with a worrying variant stated on the list below, when quarantine will be required:
https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/empfehlungen-fuer-reisende/liste.html#858610174


Rules for entering Switzerland by train/ bus/ coach/ ship:

A completed entry form is required when entering Switzerland (https://swissplf.admin.ch/formular)
If you come from a country with a worrying variant stated on the list below, quarantine will be required:
https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/empfehlungen-fuer-reisende/liste.html#858610174

 

RETURN TRAVEL TO COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Each traveller is responsible for checking the requirements in force before returning to their country of origin.

Some useful information: https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/empfehlungen-fuer-reisende.html

 

COVID-19 TEST CENTRES

COVID-19 testing centre located in Terminal T2 of Geneva Airport

For more information:
https://www.gva.ch/en/Site/Passagers/Shopping/Services/Voyages/Centre-test-COVID-19-aeroport

An appointment is mandatory.

Online or phone appointments can be made on: https://www.m3-test.ch/

 

 

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