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    FAQ on the Ordinance on Measures to Combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19 Ordinance 2) and on refusal of entry, free movement of persons and suspension of visas.

    In connection with COVID-19, the Federal Council has decided to impose extensive entry restrictions. Entry for gainful employment in Switzerland is now only possible in exceptional cases. Applications for third-country nationals and service providers from EU/EFTA states cannot be submitted until further notice. It is still possible to submit requests for extensions from persons who already reside in Switzerland.

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