Capital: Vaduz

Language: German

Area: 160 km²

Population: 37.340

Timezone : UTC/GTM 1

Currency: Swiss Franc (CHF)

Code: +423

Electric sockets: 230 V AC, 50Hz. Type J. This socket also works with plug C (standard European plug)

Lichtenstein is a member of the Schengen Area.

  • To travel to Liechtenstein U.S. citizens are required to hold a valid passport.
  • An ETIAS visa waiver for Liechtenstein will soon also be required. ETIAS is an electronic travel authorization, not a visa, and the online application process will be fast and efficient.


U.S. citizens staying in Liechtenstein for more than 90-days:

  • ETIAS for Americans is only valid for short-term stays of up to 90 days. If you intend to remain in Liechtenstein longer than 90 days, you must obtain the appropriate visa.

U.S. Embassy in Bern, Switzerland

Address: Sulgeneckstrasse 19 CH-3007 Bern, Switzerland

Phone: (+031) 357 70 11

Fax: (+031) 357 73 20

The Embassy of the United States in Bern manages the official relationship between the United States and the Swiss Confederation and the Principality of Liechtenstein.

Tourist Travel Information about Liechtenstein

etias liechtensteinThe Principality of Liechtenstein is a doubly landlocked microstate in Central Europe in the Upper Rhine valley of the European Alps. The country is bordered on the east by Austria and on the south and west by Switzerland.

The terrain here is mostly mountainous, with much of the country forming part of the Alps mountain range, with the western third of the country lying in the Rhine Valley – a deep picturesque alpine valley and winter sports destination.

Vaduz is the capital of Liechtenstein, but not its largest city: Schaan is slightly larger. Still, it is home to the Prince’s castle and his museums, and the biggest tourist attraction. Liechtenstein is a modern, industrialized country whose residents enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the world.

While Liechtenstein is not a member of the European Union, the principality is part of both the Schengen Area and European Economic Area. It also has a customs union and a monetary union with Switzerland.

Interesting facts

  • On Liechtenstein’s national holiday, His Serene Highness Prince Hans-Adam II, the head of state, and his son, His Serene Highness Hereditary Prince Alois, invite the residents of their tiny principality to have a beer in the garden of Vaduz Castle, the princely ancestral residence
  • Liechtenstein is double landlocked: to reach the sea one must cross at least two borders. The only other doubly landlocked country is Uzbekistan
  • The national anthem of Liechtenstein has the same tune as God Save The Queen
  • Liechtenstein is a large producer of ceramics and is the largest producer of false teeth in the world
  • The entire country of Liechtenstein can be rented for $70,000 a day. The price includes accommodation for 150, a symbolic key to the state, a wine tasting session, plus the option to have your own temporary currency and street signs

Medical Information for U.S. citizens

Recommended vaccines:

  • Routine Vaccines
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies


  • 112 is the pan-European emergency number and is always free to call.
  • 112 - Medical emergency / Police / Fire Department
  • 117 - Police
  • 118 - Fire department
  • 144 - Ambulance
  • 1414 - Air rescue

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