Fraudulent messages

Focus-Teaser fraudulent messages

Warning against phishing messages

Private individuals and businesses are increasingly receiving messages that claim to be from the "Federal Customs Administration". The Federal Customs Administration (FCA) is issuing a warning about these phishing messages and recommends ignoring and deleting them.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Information on the coronavirus

Information on border traffic and our information offices.

Provisions currently in force

You can use Travelcheck to check whether and how you can enter Switzerland. For more information on entry provisions, go to: State Secretariat for Migration. Information on COVID-19 measures such as quarantine and COVID ordinances can be found here: Federal Office of Public Health.

Brexit

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Brexit

The United Kingdom (UK) left the EU on 31 January 2020. This marked the beginning of the so-called «transition period» provided for in the Withdrawal Agreement, which ended on 31 December 2020. The trade agreement concluded with the UK as part of Switzerland's «Mind the Gap» strategy entered into force on 1 January 2021.

European Electronic Toll Service

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European Electronic Toll Service - now available for Switzerland

Switzerland is now connected to the European Electronic Toll Service, EETS for short, the EU's harmonised electronic toll service throughout Europe. This will accelerate and simplify the movement of goods at the border.
Today the first EETS truck drove to Switzerland, a short film shows how the first EETS provider, TELEPASS, drives to Switzerland near Chiasso.

Media releases

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Java script is required to display press releases. If you are unable or unwilling to activate Java script you may use the link below to access the Federal Administration News Portal, where you can read the announcements.

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Current situation – Switzerland and international

Information from the Federal Office of Public Health: Number of confirmed cases of coronavirus, report on the epidemiological situation in Switzerland.

Opening hours Homepage

Opening hours

Not all units provide services for individuals and companies. You can use our list to apply filters and search for the unit that is open at the desired time.

Vehicle importation homepage

Vehicle importation

If you would like to import a vehicle into Switzerland and have questions on customs matters, you will find all important information here.

News

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Java script is required to display press releases. If you are unable or unwilling to activate Java script you may use the link below to access the Federal Administration News Portal, where you can read the announcements.

To the Federal Administration News Portal

Moving to Switzerland homepage

Moving to Switzerland

If you would like to move to Switzerland and have questions on customs matters, you will find all important information here.

Importing goods homepage

Importing goods

What can you import into Switzerland personally for private use? How is merchandise imported? What costs can you expect? Are there bans, restrictions or simplifications of customs formalities?

Ordering goods abroad homepage

Ordering goods abroad

You want to order goods abroad? Here you will find information for individuals and companies on online shopping and mail and courier consignments.

Zolltarif Tares Startseite

Specialist information

News on free trade, the customs tariff and other specific topics for specialists.

Technical messages about the applications e-dec and NCTS.

Exchange rates Homepage

Exchange rates

The exchange rates enable you to convert foreign currency prices or value details into Swiss francs.

Fachmeldungen Startseite

Tares customs tariff

The Tares customs tariff helps companies estimate the costs for their goods. The web application contains the customs duty rates by tariff number.

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Contacts

Individuals: Questions on cross-border shopping, online shopping, moving, vehicle importation, etc.

Companies: Questions on merchandise, technical support, bookkeeping, etc.

Elektronisch Waren anmelden

Declaring goods electronically

You can declare and clear goods electronically. You can find all the information on the specialist customs IT applications here.

https://www.ezv.admin.ch/content/ezv/en/home.html