Entry

Covid-19 updates

Entry

Entry to Italy


For entry from all countries of the world, the following applies since Sunday, 1 May 2022:

  • Registration requirement no longer applies: a digital registration form no longer has to be filled in for entry.

  • 3G proof requirement: the digital Covid certificate (so-called Green Pass) or an equivalent certificate showing one of the following conditions must be carried on entry:

    fully vaccinated: 2 vaccine doses - 9 months validity, 3 vaccine doses - unlimited validity.

    • recovered: not recovered from Covid-19 for more than 6 months

    tested: PCR test 72 hours, antigen test 48 hours.

ATTENTION: The EU COVID certificate for twice vaccinated persons is valid for 9 months for the purpose of entry into Italy.

Certificates must be in at least one of the following languages: Italian, English, French, Spanish or German. If the certificate was not issued in one of the five languages indicated, it must be accompanied by a certified translation.

If the person entering the country cannot produce a certificate stating that he or she has been fully vaccinated, recovered or tested, the following obligations apply:

  • Isolation requirement: undergo isolation for a period of 5 days.

  • Covid-19 test: undergo a smear test (PCR or antigen test) at the end of the 5-day quarantine period.

  • Exceptions: Children under 6 years of age are exempt from the requirement to present a negative Covid-19 test.

There are still exemptions from the 3G obligation for certain categories (lorry drivers, crews of transport vehicles, etc.).

Information can be found on the website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.