Opening hours and holidays

Please note the customs office opening hours for the declaration (customs clearance) of merchandise. Declarations can be made from Monday to Friday during clearance hours; some customs offices are also open on Saturday mornings.

Entry requirements for Switzerland

Border controls at Switzerland's borders with the Schengen countries were lifted on 15 June 2020, and full freedom of movement for persons with all EU/EFTA countries and the United Kingdom applies again.  

Further information


Customs offices are closed for commercial goods traffic on national holidays, and therefore no customs declarations are possible on those days. These are the following days: New Year's Day (01.01.), Good Friday, Easter Monday, Ascension Thursday, Whit Monday, National Holiday (01.08.), Christmas Day (25.12.) and Boxing Day (26.12.).  
Please take note of the Road Traffic Act (e.g. ban on Sunday driving): SR 741.01 RTA.

On cantonal holidays, the customs offices remain closed in the respective cantons, and no customs declarations can be carried out there on those days. Please check the cantonal holidays:

Foreign customs administrations

We are not able to provide you with any information on foreign regulations. Please direct your query to the foreign customs authority.


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Information office for customs regulations

+41 58 467 15 15

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