Time difference with Switzerland
- 7 h / - 8 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, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds (at least USD 200.00) for stays up to 3 months.
Mandatory tourist card issued upon arrival (USD 10.00).
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Managua, Oficina de Cooperacion suiza COSUDE y Consulado, Apartado 166 de la Clinica Las Palmas, 1c. abajo, mano izquierda
Tel. +505 22 66 30 10
8.00 - 12.00 h and 14.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 12.00 h (Sat)
9.00 - 19.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 18.00 h (Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals.
International driver's licence recommended.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Minimum risk of malaria.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Nighttime travel not advised. Inquire locally about safety in those areas to which you intend to travel.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Relatively high crime rate, especially in the cities.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/