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Switzerland visa requirements for Guyanese citizens

Do Guyanese citizens need a visa for Switzerland?

Guyanese citizens must obtain a visa before entry into Switzerland. Reach Switzerland embassy or consulate for the instructions how to apply the visa.

Updated: 09/09/2023.

Entry requirements

visa required

Purpose of travel


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Passport validity for travel to Switzerland

Passport must be valid for 3 months on leaving destination.

Is it safe to travel to Switzerland?

Switzerland has a current risk level of 4 (out of 5). We advise to reconsider your need to travel to Switzerland. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 4 sources.

Safety index is provided by 09/09/2023.

Switzerland customs rules

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

Restricted to travellers 17 years and over. One of the following:

  • 250 cigarettes;
  • or 250 grams other tobacco products.

Bringing alcohol

Restricted to travellers 17 years and over. All of the following:

  • 5 litres up to 18% alcohol volume;
  • 1 litre over 18% alcohol volume.


All of the following:

  • 1kg meat;
  • 1kg butter and cream with a fat content of 15% or higher; and
  • 5kg oils, fats, and margarine for human consumption.

Cash limit

  • There are no restrictions on the importation of liquid funds into Switzerland.
  • Funds of CHF 10,000 or more will be subject to checks and entered into the Customs Administration. For further information, please visit the Federal Customs Administration Cash, foreign currencies, securities.

Other goods

  • Personal effects such as clothing, sports gear, and personal electronic equipment. These goods must leave Switzerland when the traveller leaves.
  • 30 days' worth of medicinal products for personal use only.
  • Safe to handle fireworks up to 2.5kg.
  • Vehicles for personal use may be imported without declaration by visitors.
  • VAT will be levied on goods where the total value exceeds CHF 300. For further information, please visit the Federal Customs Administration Value of goods exceeds CHF 300.
Find more information on the customs regulations of Switzerland page.