Croatian visa for Swiss citizens

A visa is NOT required for Swiss passport holders visiting Croatia for a short-term stay: .

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Swiss citizens to enter Croatia for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required
Evisa Croatia e-visa for Swiss citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Croatia visa on arrival for Swiss citizens Not Available

Croatia tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Swiss passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Croatia.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Croatia.

If you are looking for Croatia visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Switzerland, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Croatia nearest your place of residence.

  • Bern: The Embassy of Croatia in Bern, Switzerland (Working hours: Close now. Open in 1 hours 23 minutes)
  • Zurich: The Consulate of Croatia in Zurich, Switzerland (Working hours: Close now. Open in 1 hours 23 minutes)
  • Lugano: The Consulate of Croatia in Lugano, Switzerland (Working hours: Close now. Open in 1 hours 23 minutes)
  • Bern: The Consular Department of Croatia in Bern, Switzerland (Working hours: Close now. Open in 1 hours 23 minutes)

Croatia visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Croatia diplomatic mission offices to Switzerland for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Switzerland traveling to Croatia from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Switzerland) estimated Change (%)
2008 237,387 N/A
2009 230,336 -2.97%
2010 237,387 3.06%
2011 244,438 2.97%
2012 223,285 -8.65%
2013 227,985 2.10%
2014 237,387 4.12%
2015 232,686 -1.98%
2016 230,336 -1.01%
2017 235,037 2.04%
2018 264,865 12.69%
2019 268,206 1.26%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Croatia & Switzerland comparison

Croatia's area is approximately 55,960 km2 (21,606 sq mi), while the area of Switzerland is approximately 39,516 km2 (15,257 sq mi). This means Switzerland is 41.61% smaller than Croatia.

As of January 2022, Croatia's population is ~4.0 million people - 4,988,685 fewer people than the population of Switzerland.

We have highlighted Croatia & Switzerland’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Croatia Switzerland Difference
Population (est 2022) 3,981,771 8,970,456 5.0 million fewer people live in Croatia than Switzerland
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 160 146 Croatia has 14 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Switzerland.
Travel freedom (2022) 130 142 Croatia passport holders visit 12 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 107 268 Croatian hosts 161 fewer foreign missions than Switzerland.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Switzerland travel to Croatia in one year?

The number of visitors from Switzerland visiting Croatia in 2019 was approximately 268,206.

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