Albania and Switzerland 52 years ago established diplomatic relations


52 years ago, on July 20,1970 Albania and Switzerland established diplomatic relations.

After more than half a century, both countries share similar values and have forged close ties among the two people. During this period of time, we have managed to know each other and construct a profound and stable relationship which is based on trust and reciprocal self-awareness that can exist only among close friends and which is based on strong ties and numerous exchanges.

Albania removes all COVID-19 restrictions


Effective 1 May 2022, if travelling to Albania, whether by land, sea or air, there are no specific documents required, in terms of Covid-19.
 All passengers who are allowed to enter the territory of the Republic of Albania, in addition to complying with the protocols of airline international standards worldwide, must also follow and respect the rules listed below:
• Only travelling passengers will enter the airport building, avoiding being escorted by their family members;

COVID-19 / New rules for entering Albania


 Starting from 02nd of December 2021, to enter the Republic of Albania, whether by l

Information on the movement of foreign nationals in Albania


 Starting from 06th of September 2021, to enter the Republic of Albania, whether by land, sea or air, you must be equipped with:
• Vaccination passport, which is valid 14 days after the second dose of vaccine has been administered; OR
• PCR test performed up to 72 hours before entry; OR
• Rapid antigen test performed within 48 hours before entry; OR
• Valid document proving that you have passed or recovered from Covid-19 up to 6 months after recovery;
• These criteria also applies to those travelers who transit through Albania; 

COVID-19 / New rules for entering Albania



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COVID-19 Rules/ COVID-19 Rules / No entry restrictions


The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs informs all Albanian and foreign citizens that there are no entry restrictions to visit Albania, no Covid-19 Test is required, and no other special documents.

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Important information for visitors entering Albania during the Covid-19 pandemics

Last update 13.04.2021
All those interested in traveling to Albania, herewith are reminded that Albania has opened its borders on June 1, 2020.
The 14-day quarantine obligation will not be applied except in special cases if ordered by respective health authorities;
At the border crossing points no specific documents are required to enter the Albanian territory;

Bring your Business to Albania


Albanian Investment Development Agency (AIDA) has recently published two important documents with information on investment opportunities in Albania and the top reasons why Albania attracts Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

In specific, the publications:

UPDATE on COVID 19 Restrictions in Albania as of 1 of June 2020


The Albanian government continues to loosen COVID-19-related restrictions throughout the country. 


During the weekend of May 30-31:

  • The curfew for citizens across the country is lifted. 
  • Restrictions on shops’ operating hours are lifted.
  • The red-green zone divide still applies.  No intercity travel between the zones is allowed.
  • Beaches in coastal towns are open to residents only. 
  • Cars will not be permitted to circulate on Sunday.

Effective as of June 1, 2020:

UPDATE on COVID 19 Restrictions in Albania


The Albanian government has continued to loosen COVID-19-related restrictions throughout the country.  Tirana, Durres, Kavaja, Kurbin and Shkodra remain designated as “red zones” and have additional restrictions relative to the rest of the country.  Travel between red and green zones is still prohibited. 

Some new changes that took effect on Monday, May 18, 2020, include:

·        Pedestrians and vehicles may circulate within red and green zones without permits. 

·        The curfew in red zones is extended to 9:00 p.m. and there is no curfew in green zones.


Postal Address

Embasy of Albania
Pourtalesstrasse 45 A,
CH-3074 Muri bei, Bern

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Tel. +41319526010
Fax +4131 9526012
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