COVID-19 Testing

Entering Switzerland
On April 1, 2022, the Swiss Federal Council has decided to revoke all COVID-19 measures against the pandemic. No pandemic-related entry restrictions are in force at the present time. You will find further information here.

Leaving Switzerland
Many countries require negative COVID-19 tests for re-entry. Please check with your national authorities for detailed travel requirements before departure.
Attention: Conditions of entry to particular countries are changing rapidly and regularly.

If you need testing, here are the options:

Basel City Center

Further information on test locations in English available on this webpage.

Basel-Mulhouse Airport

The EuroAirport Test Centre offers both rapid tests (antigen tests) and PCR tests:

  • Rapid test (antigen tests): results within 15 minutes incl. confirmation
  • PCR test «Classic»: results available before midnight on the same day, including laboratory confirmation
  • PCR test «Flash»: results / confirmation from the laboratory by e-mail within 90 minutes

A reservation is highly recommended. To reserve a slot for an appointment and to get more details visit this page.

Zurich Aiport

Checkport Switzerland offers both rapid tests (antigen tests) and PCR tests:

  • Rapid test (antigen tests): results within 20 minutes
  • PCR test: results from 45 minutes to 3 hours

Plan your test in time for your trip and use the online pre-registration tool. More details available here.

Accommodation Booking Portal

For your stay in Basel, you may consider one of the hotels listed in this booking portal. The order of the search is set that the hotels in close proximity to the Congress Center Basel are displayed first.

Booking Procedure, Policies & Cancellation

To make a reservation, enter your arrival date and departure date in the respective fields. 

A confirmation from Basel Tourismus will be sent to you as well as to the hotel for each reservation. If, after 7 days, you have not received a confirmation, please inform Basel Tourismus.

All modifications or cancellations should be done through Basel Tourismus, either via e-mail or phone: +41 (0)61 268 68 68. The cancellation terms will be listed in the confirmation.

Please note that the PASC22 Conference bears no responsibility for hotel bookings and payments, which are done individually by participants.


A personal guest card will be handed to you when you check in. The BaselCard includes free use of public transport, free surfing on the guest WiFi, as well as a 50% discount on admission to such attractions as Basel's museums, Basel Zoo and Theater Basel. It also offers discounts on guided tours through the historic city centre, a boat trip or the ferry across the Rhine and much more.

Note: A booking confirmation for your hotel or Airbnb in Basel serves as a free ticket for the transfer from the airport to your hotel.

Questions and Information

If you have questions related to accommodation, please refer to:

Basel Tourismus
Guest Service
+41 (0)61 268 68 68

©Basel Tourismus