Covid Update for Italy
Last update: 28/04/2021
Travelers may not enter Italy until 30 April 2021, with the exception of nationals, residents, and long-term “D” visa holders of EU and EFTA countries, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City. Family members of nationals and residents of these states and unmarried partners of Italian residents (with proof of the relationship) are also exempt from the travel ban. Business travelers, students, and military personnel are also exempt. Passengers of any nationality who have only been in or transited through the following countries within the previous 14 days may also enter: Andorra, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (including Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Reunion and Mayotte), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, or the UK. Individuals transiting through Italy en route to their home country are permitted to do so. All passengers must complete a self-declaration form online before departure and present it on arrival, and may be required to self-isolate for 10-14 days. Until 30 April 2021, passengers aged 2 years and older must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus (COVID-19) molecular or antigen test result (based on a swab) taken at most 48 hours before arrival. Military personnel and travelers arriving from San Marino or Vatican City are exempt. Until 12 May 2021, passengers who have been in or transited through India in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter and transit through Italy, unless they were residing in Italy before 25 April 2021, are spouses or partners of nationals of Italy residing in Italy, or are parents of children younger than 18 years who are residing in Italy. They must have a negative COVID-19 molecular or antigen test based on a swab, taken at most 72 hours before arrival. They are also subject to a molecular or antigen test upon arrival, 10 days of self isolation, and another COVID-19 molecular or antigen test at the end of the quarantine period., with the exception of passengers younger than 2 years old. Passengers who have been in Brazil (including in transit) in the previous 14 days cannot enter or transit Italy until 30 April, with the exception of individuals residing in Italy since before 13 February 2021 returning to the country, parents of children younger than 18 years who are residing in Italy, and special exceptions like military personnel. These exempted passengers must present a negative molecular or antigen test result, based on a swab. The test must be taken no more than 72 hours before arrival from Brazil. Arrivals from Brazil will be tested again once in Italy (molecular or antigen test) and must self-isolate for 14 days. They will be tested again at the end of the quarantine. Children under the age of 2 are exempt from these requirements. Passengers arriving in Calabria, Puglia or Sicily must present a completed health declaration form obtained online upon arrival. Passengers arriving in Sardinia must present a completed registration form, obtained online before departure, upon arrival. Italian residence permits that expired or will expire between 1 August 2020 and 30 April 2021 will be considered valid until 30 April 2021.