Here is the official document. How are you planning to bring it over? Tortoises and turtles
Import regulationsA permit from the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) is required for importing these animals. The application form for an import permit must be completed in full and sent to the FSVO (form for download on the right). Please attach a copy of the export permit of the country of export.Terrestrial turtles and tortoises (examples)
Red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans): importing these animals is forbidden on the basis of the release ordinance.
Requirements of species conservation law
All terrestrial, many aquatic and all marine turtles and tortoises are listed in the CITES Appendices. In such cases, the valid original species conservation document (CITES export permit ) issued by the species conservation authorities in the country of origin must be submitted on import in addition to the import permit.
Radiated tortoiseGeochelone radiataCITES Appendix IHawksbill sea turtleEretmochelys imbricataCITES Appendix IHermann's tortoiseTestudo hermanniCITES Appendix IIGreek tortoiseTestudo graecaCITES Appendix IIChaco tortoiseGeochelone chilensisCITES Appendix IIBell's hingeback tortoiseKinixys bellianaCITES Appendix II Aquatic turtles and tortoises (examples)
Chinese stripe-necked turtleOcadia sinensisCITES Appendix III Owner's licence
For terrestrial tortoises and turtles, the owner must apply to the cantonal veterinary office for an owner's licence.