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  • MasksRequired in some cases
  • COVID TestPCR/certificate required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: October 27, 2021
Reviewed: October 27, 2021
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Italy is open for travel from the EU and some third countries, while domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Italy is under a state of emergency until the end of 2021.

Can I travel to Italy?

  • Italy is open for travelers arriving from within the EU and Schengen member countries, as well as those arriving from countries defined as safe by the EU.
  • Flights from Brazil, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India are suspended.
  • Family members and partners of Italian citizens may also enter, and will be required to fill a declaration.
  • All permitted arrivals, except those from San Marino and Vatican City, will be required to fill a travel declaration form before arrival.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Italy?

  • Most arrivals to Italy are required to self-quarantine for 10 days.
  • Arrivals from countries on list D will be required to self-quarantine for 5 days, unless presenting negative test results and proof of vaccinations or recovery.
  • Arrivals from countries on list C are not required to quarantine.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Italy?

All arrivals are required to present a negative PCR or antigen test, no older than 48-72 hours, and be tested again at the end of their quarantine.

Arrivals from Northern Ireland and the UK are required to present a negative PCR taken 48 hours before arrival.

Vaccinated and recovered arrivals from the EU and Schengen may present a certificate instead.

Is public transportation open in Italy?

Public transportation in Italy is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Italy?

Restaurants in Italy are open, with health measures in place. A green certificate is required to dine indoors.

Are businesses and attractions open in Italy?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in Italy are open, with health measurements in place.
  • Some businesses, such as museums, theaters and others, are only open for those holding a green certificate.
  • Vatican City has re-opened for visitors.
  • There is a night curfew from 00:00 until 5:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Italy?

Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places and on public transportation.


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