IMPORTANT: Covid-19 requirements
- Passengers are required to hold a negative Covid-19 antigen or PCR test issued no more than 72 hours prior to arrival or antigenic test for Covid-19 taken within 48 hours prior to arrival or
- Proof of vaccination with a second dose of vaccine (for Johnson & Johnson first, only dose) against COVID-19 more than 14 days ago
- Proof of overcome the Covid-19 disease 6 months prior arrival
- Masks: passengers aged 7 years or older need to wear a surgical face mask during their entire trip
- Obligate to fulfil for entrance in Italy
- Obligate to fulfil for entrance in Croatia https://entercroatia.mup.hr/
- Aditional info: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/covid-19/situation-updates/weekly-maps-coordinated-restriction-free-movement
Entry from the countries of the European Union and the Schengen Area: EU Digital COVID Certificate
The EU Digital COVID Certificate facilitates safe free movement of citizens in the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic. To entry into Italy, travellers from Eu Member States and the Schengen Area (List C) are required to present the Eu Digital COVID Certificate showing that:
- you have completed the prescribed anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination cycle at least 14 days ago, or
- you have recovered from COVID-19 (the certificate of recovery is valid for 180 days from the date of the first positive swab), or
- you have taken a negative molecular or antigen swab test in the 48 hours prior to entering Italy.
Japan, Canada, the United States of America and Israel
By the ordinance of 18 June 2021, the entry from Israel and from Japan, Canada and the United States of America to Italy, it’s possibile showing a COVID-19 green certificate. See the relevant sections for the procedure: List C (Israel) and Japan, Canada and the United States of America.
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
For those arriving from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, a 5-day quarantine with mandatory swab testing was introduced by ordinance of 18 June 2021. Go to the relevant section: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
The new ordinance extended to 30 July 2021 the measures in force for entry to Italy for people coming from India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, or who have been in the countries in the preceding fourteen days. Go to the section on India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka).
The Ordinance of April 2, 2021 provided for some reclassifications on the lists of countries in Annex 20 of the Dpcm of March 2, 2021.
Browse lists of information for travelling to and from abroad:
- List A – Vatican City and Republic of San Marino
- List B – The States and territories with low epidemiological risk will be identified, among those in List C, by the Ordinance. At present, no state is included on this list.
- List C – Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark (including the Faroe Islands and Greenland), Estonia, Finland, France (including Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Reunion, Mayotte and excluding other territories outside the European mainland), Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands (excluding territories outside the European mainland), Poland, Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira), Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Andorra, Principality of Monaco. Special rules applying to those who have stayed or transited in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
- List D – Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, Canada and United States and the States and territories with low epidemiological risk will be identified, among those in List E, by the Ordinance adopted pursuant to article 6, subparagraph 2. Special rules applying to those who have stayed or transited in: Japan, Canada and United States of America
- List E – Rest of the world – (all States and Territories not specifically referred to in any other list). Special rules applying to those who have stayed or transited in:
“Covid-tested” Flights – Passenger Locator Form
Covid-tested flights are flights that have been authorised by the Ministry of Health by means of a special ordinance.
To learn more about the requirements and the compulsory procedure go to the dedicated section: Covid-tested flights
Useful numbers from the Ministry of Health
- From Italy: 1500 National information line
- From abroad: +39 0232008345 +39 0283905385
- Covid-19 Regional telephone information hotlines
For further information please refer to:
- Covid-19 Situation in Italy
- Information Line 1500
- Focus Italian nationals returning to Italy and foreigners in Italy – Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- the website www.viaggiaresicuri.it (Safe Travels)
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation What are you interested in?
- Select your destination at: Re-open.europa.eu/en
- Eu digital Covid-19 certificate