Basel

COVID-19

We look forward to welcoming you to Art Basel's 2021 edition in Basel. Please note that a valid Swiss or EU COVID-19 certificate will be required to access the halls. We encourage you to review the information below to ensure that you can visit the show. 

Furthermore, we are pleased to inform our visitors that in line with new regulations announced by the Swiss Federal Council, as of Monday, September 20, all guests vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will be granted access to our halls without the need to test, and can convert their proof of vaccination into a Swiss COVID-19 Certificate at the dedicated COVID-19 Certification Center on-site. The vaccines approved by the EMA are: AstraZeneca (Vaxevria and Covishield), Comirnaty (BioNTEch/Pfizer), Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

We also invite you to consult further comprehensive information and resources relating to COVID-19 here

Useful Resources

Federal and local authorities, as well as Art Basel, have several useful resources relating to COVID-19 that are available to you.

1. Travel Requirements
To check the travel requirements to enter Switzerland, please visit travelcheck.admin.ch

3. Measures in Place at Art Basel
For a detailed overview of all measures in place at Art Basel against the spread of COVID-19, please click here

4. COVID-19 Antigen Testing On-site
To book a COVID-19 rapid antigen test, please visit www.c19t.ch/artbasel

5. General Information
For general information on Switzerland's COVID-19 policies, visit the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health's website

6. Information for people vaccinated in a country other than a EU/EFTA State or Switzerland with a vaccine that has been approved by the European Medicines Agency
Guests who were vaccinated in a non-EU/EFTA state with a vaccine that has been approved by the European Medicines Agency (AstraZeneca, Comirnaty (BioNTEch/Pfizer), Moderna, Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Pharmaceuticals) can convert their proof of vaccination into a Swiss COVID-19 Certificate at the dedicated COVID-19 Certification Center on-site upon presentation of the original documents (proof of vaccination and photo ID).