Time difference with Switzerland
- 5:30 h / - 6:30 h during our summer time
Country code for calling Switzerland
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
110 volt / adapter required
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay and tourist card, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
The tourist card is issued by authorized airlines. The tourist cards are essential to leave the country.
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Caracas, Centro Letonia, Torre Ing-Bank, piso 15, Av. Eugenio Mendoza y San Felipe, La Castellana
Tel. +58 212 267 95 85
8.30 - 15.30 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 12.30 h and 15.00 - 19.00 h (Mon - Sat)
International driver's license required.
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Risk of malaria in certain areas.
Vaccination against yellow fever, 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.
Travelers should pay close attention to their personal security.
High crime rate.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Nighttime driving not advised due to high hold-up rate.
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/