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Liechtenstein: entry and exit regulations

Liechtenstein: entry and exit regulations

Formalities, visas

A valid passport or identity card is sufficient. For children under the age of 16, a child ID card or an entry in a parent's passport.

Import and export of goods

The import of goods up to a total value of CHF 300 is free of duty, with the exception of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products. The customs office in Bern can provide information on taking weapons with you. The following products are duty-free for consumption, the amount of which may not exceed CHF 300: 1 liter of spirits over 15 percent by volume and 2 liters of wine or other alcoholic beverages up to 15 percent by volume, 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 g tobacco for people from 17 years. Taking along travel provisions for one day is also duty-free, and for people aged 15 and over a maximum of 0.5 kg of beef, veal, pork, sheep or goat meat (fresh, chilled or frozen), other meat and meat products of all kinds up to 3.5 kg and 1 kg of butter.

The importation of certain plants and certain weapons is prohibited. Otherwise the import of weapons must be registered. The Swiss customs office can provide precise information on this:

Entry with pets

An EU pet passport must be issued to the pet before entering Liechtenstein. This can be requested from any resident veterinarian. The animal must also be vaccinated against rabies. The rabies vaccination must have taken place at least 30 days before entry and must not be more than 12 months ago.

In addition, the animal must be clearly identifiable by means of a chip or a tattoo.

Liechtenstein: arrival and traffic

How do you get to Liechtenstein?

The Principality of Liechtenstein lies between Switzerland and Austria on the classic north-south route that leads from Lake Constance via Chur to Italy.

Travel in the country


Liechtenstein has a road network of approx. 140 km. All roads are toll roads. The N13 motorway runs along Liechtenstein's Rhine border to Lake Constance, to Austria, north to the Federal Republic of Germany and south to St. Moritz and Zurich.


The municipalities of Liechtenstein are connected to one another by a bus network. The Liechtenstein Alpine region can also be reached by bus.


An approx. 10 km long railway line runs through Liechtenstein from Buchs to Feldkirch, which belongs to the Austrian Federal Railway.

Air connections

The nearest international airport is Zurich.

International license plate

According to Abbreviationfinder, Liechtenstein's international license plate is:


Tourist office

Liechtenstein Tourismus

Städtle 37

9490 Vaduz

Tel: 00423 - 239 63 00

Fax: 00423 - 239 63 01

Email: [email protected]


Liechtenstein: Travel Medicine and Warnings

Infectious diseases

In Liechtenstein, no infectious diseases that are not widespread in Germany or Central and Northern Europe are to be expected. Vaccination requirements There are no


requirements when entering or staying in the country.

Hazards and current warning notices

Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany

Citizens' Service

Phone: 0049 - (0) 30 - 5000 - 2000

Fax: 0049 - (0) 30 - 5000 - 51000

Liechtenstein: currency, shopping and exchange rate

The national currency of Liechtenstein is the Swiss franc (CHF). One Swiss franc is 100 cents.

The following banknotes are valid and in circulation in the country:

  • 10 francs
  • 20 francs
  • 50 francs
  • 100 francs
  • 200 francs
  • 500 francs
  • 1000 francs

Conversion rate

You can find a currency converter here:

Bank opening hours

The banks in Liechtenstein are usually open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.


Shop opening times

The shops in Lichtenstein are usually open on weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cheap or country-specific goods, souvenirs

Typical products of the region are ceramic articles and pottery.

Liechtenstein: embassies, consulates

Visit Countryaah for a full list of Liechtenstein embassies and consulates in each country around the world.

Liechtenstein embassies and consulates

Representations of Liechtenstein in Germany

The embassy of the Principality of Liechtenstein is - together with the embassies of Peru and Chile - in a modern purpose-built building in Mohrenstrasse in the immediate vicinity of the "French Cathedral" on the Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin-Mitte.

The embassy moved into the building in 2003 and is located on the 6th floor.

Embassy of the Principality of Liechtenstein

Mohrenstrasse 42

10117 Berlin

Tel: 0049 - (0) 30 - 52 00 06 30

Fax: 0049 - (0) 30 - 52 00 06 31

Email: [email protected]


Honorary Consulate of the Principality of Liechtenstein

Bethmannstrasse 7 - 9

60311 Frankfurt am Main

Tel: 0049 - (0) 69 - 21 77 41 01

Fax: 0049 - (0) 69 - 21 77 41 64

Honorary Consulate of the Principality of Liechtenstein

Karl-Scharnagl-Ring 8

80539 Munich

Tel: 0049 - (0) 89 - 28 81 74 55

Fax: 0049 - (0) 89 - 28 81 74 44

German representations in Liechtenstein


The embassy in Switzerland is responsible (see here >>>).

Honorary Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany in Liechtenstein

Dr. Martin Meyer

Alte Landstrasse 3

9496 Balzers


Tel.: 00423 - 388 03 97

E-Mail: [email protected]

Austrian representations in Liechtenstein

Embassy in Vienna

c/o BMaA, Minoritenplatz 8

1014 Vienna

Tel: 0043 - 5 - 01150-3274

Fax: 0043 - 5 - 01159-0

Honorary Consulate in Schaan

Landstrasse 152

9494 Schaan

Tel: 00423 - 232 74 77

Fax: 00423 - 233 23 57

E-Mail: [email protected]

Representations of Liechtenstein in Austria

Embassy of the Principality of Liechtenstein

Löwelstrasse 8/7

1010 Vienna

Tel: 0043 - 1 - 535 92 11

Fax: 0043 - 1 - 535 92 114

Email: [email protected]

Web: -Vienna

Swiss representations in Liechtenstein

Embassy Vaduz

Swiss Embassy in the Principality of Liechtenstein

Bundeshaus Nord

3003 Bern

Tel: 0041 - 31 - 322 30 82

Fax: 0041 - 31 - 324 90 73

Fax: 0041 - 31 - 323 16 47

Email: [email protected]


Representations of Liechtenstein in Switzerland


Willadingweg 65

3000 Bern 15

Tel: 0041 - 31 - 357 64 11

Fax: 0041 - 31 - 357 64 15

Email: [email protected]







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