Covid Update for Italy
Last update: 16/09/2021
Travelers may not enter Italy until 25 October 2021, except for 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: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Hong Kong, Finland, France (including Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Reunion and Mayotte), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine, the UAE, the USA, or the UK. Individuals transiting through Italy en route to their home country are permitted to do so. Passengers must complete a Digital Passenger Locator Form online before departure. Until 25 October 2021, foreign passengers who have been in or transited through the following countries in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter and transit through Italy, with some exceptions: Brazil, Bangladesh, India, or Sri Lanka. All arrivals must have a negative coronavirus molecular or antigen test taken no more than 72 hours before arriving in Italy. If arriving from one of the following countries, travelers can either present a negative test result from 48 hours beforehand, a recovery certificate, or a vaccination certificate: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, French Guiana, French West Indies, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mayotte, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Reunion, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the UK. Children under 6 and military personnel are exempt from these requirements. Those who have been in Brazil, Bangladesh, India, or Sri Lanka within the past 14 days will be tested on arrival and must self-isolate for 10 days, after which they will be tested again (children under 2 are exempt). Passengers could be subject to self-isolation for 5 or 10 days and to a COVID-19 antigen or molecular test at the end of self-isolation (vaccinated travelers from certain countries are exempt). Passengers arriving in Puglia must present a completed health declaration form obtained online upon arrival. Travelers will be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival in Sicily if they have been in France, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, or Spain in the previous 14 days. Likewise, there are tests on arrival in Pescara (PSR) for those who have been in Malta, Spain or the UK in the previous 14 days.