You are allowed to bring the amount of personal medical preparations containing narcotic drugs and/ or psychotropic substances to cover the need for max. 30 days treatment into Switzerland.

A medical certificate to be filled out and signed by the prescribing physician is recommended to be taken with you.

A template for such a medical certificate is available on our website via: Other countries (

Carry the documents and the preparation in its original container in your hand luggage (although check your airline’s regulations before travelling).

Necessary Details

Bring only a max of 30 days worth of treatment  

Complete a medical certificate (a template is provided)  

Carry documents and medicine in original packaging

Contact Details/Documents–ham-/authorised-narcotics/sick-travellers/other-countries.html

Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products:


Medical: Legal

Recreational: Decriminalised


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