Low emission zone Geneva

Important!

Geneva has an environmental zone: Geneva

Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone Geneva - Switzerland

Date of entry into effect of the zone: 13-11-2019

Type of environmental zone: Zone of air protection, depending on weather conditions and activated if the pollutant values exceed, for example, >50 µg/m³ for particulate matter. Monday to Sunday between 6 am and 10 pm.

Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Vehicles without Stick'Air vignette and vehicles with insufficient Stick'Air vignette class, depending on the level and duration of the air pollution.
Vignette classes 3, 4 and 5 could be excluded from traffic.

Not allowed to drive (permanently): Information currently unavailable

Fines: 455 €

Area/extension of the environmental zone: The area of the environmental zone includes the city of Geneva and part of the surrounding municipalities of Carouge, Cologny, Lancy and Vernier.

Special features: The French Crit’Air vignette is recognised in the environmental zone of Geneva.
A transitional period of 2 years applies to vans and trucks (N1-N3).

Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Information currently unavailable

Exemptions: Information currently unavailable

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ZFE, ZPA and ZPAd? French Low Emission Zones explained

There are different environmental zones in France. Some of the zones are permanently active, while others are only temporary. The latter are also called weather-related air protection zones, whereby the word "weather" does not refer to a specific weather condition such as sunshine or rain, but to the air quality, which often goes hand in hand with the weather.