Time difference with Switzerland
+ 2 h / + 1 h during our summer time
Country code for calling Switzerland
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
110/120 volt / adapter required
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival with visa, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Antananarivo, Immeuble (ARO), Solombavambahoaka, Frantsay 77
Tel. +261 20 226 29 97 / +261 20 226 29 98
8.00 - 11.00 h and 14.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 12.00 h and 14.00 - 18.00 h (Mon - Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted; international driver's license recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Year-round risk of malaria throughout the country.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Special legal regulations
Photographing military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/