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"What does the FDFA advise?"
Many Swiss nationals travelling abroad ask the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA for recommendations and advice on their journey. A list of questions and answers.
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To which countries can I travel?
Where can I obtain information about the health situation and internal situation of other countries?
Do I have to quarantine when I enter Switzerland from abroad?
What assistance does the FDFA provide for me while I am travelling abroad?
Travel Admin App
Why is it important to enter the journeys on the Travel Admin App?
What do I have to do to register on the Travel Admin App?
Swiss Abroad
I am a Swiss abroad; can I receive financial support from the FDFA?
When entering Switzerland, what do I have to be aware of as a Swiss citizen abroad?
I am a self-employed person abroad and a Swiss abroad. Can I receive financial support (e.g. in case of loss of income) from Switzerland?
I have lost my job abroad and would like to return to Switzerland. What help can I get with my job search?
Can I receive benefits from Unemployment Insurance (ALV)?
FDFA Travel advice: Focus novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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