Traveling to Italy during Covid-19 [update May 2022]

In this page I will help you to understand recommendations to enter and travelling in Italy during Covid-19.

I will help you to understand recommendations to enter and traveling in Italy during Covid-19.

Important note! I will periodically update the information, but it can change quickly. Please check your own government travel advisories and call the italian embassy for specific information.

Measures valid until 31 May 2022. Source

Can I travel to Italy in 2022?

Yes, but you have need:

  • For EU citizens: EU Digital COVID Certificate
  • For Non-EU citizens: an equivalent green COVID-19 certification issued by your country’s health authorities.

This document must certify one of these cases:

  • Completed vaccination cycle with a vaccine recognized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)
  • Full recovery from COVID-19
  • Negative molecular or antigenic test.

Validity of certifications

The certification of vaccination is valid for 9 months after completion of the vaccination cycle or administration of the booster dose. Vaccination certificates must be written in Italian, English, French, Spanish, or German. Certificates issued in any other language must be accompanied by a sworn translation.

The certification of recovery is valid for 6 months for those who have recovered without having previously completed the vaccination cycle.

Certification of negative COVID-19 test is valid for 48 hours from the time of collection in case of rapid antigenic test and 72 hours in case of molecular test.

Vaccines accepted to enter Italy

  • Comirnaty (Pfizer/BioNTech)
  • Spikevax (Moderna)
  • Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca)
  • Janssen Pharmaceutica NV (Johnson&Johnson)
  • Nuvaxovid (Novavax)
  • Covishield (Serum Institute of India)
  • R-CoVI (R-Pharm)
  • Covid-19 vaccine-recombinant (Fiocruz)

If I don’t have this documents?

You must undergo a fiduciary isolation for 5 days and then perform an additional molecular or antigen test.

Other information

Travel to and from the Republic of San Marino and the Vatican City State is not subject to any obligation or declaration. 

Children under the age of 6 are not required to submit a negative molecular or antigenic test result upon entry into Italy.  

You can find more detailed information at Viaggiare Sicuri.

During your Stay In Italy

It isn’t mandatory to wear a mask, but in all cases of crowded is highly recommended.

The use of FFP2 masks remains mandatory in the following locations:

  • airplanes
  • ships and ferries used for interregional transport services
  • High Speed, Intercity, Intercity Night, and Interregional Trains
  • buses connecting more than two regions
  • buses/coaches used for chartered services with driver
  • local and regional public transport
  • indoor performances in theatres, cinemas, concert halls, entertainment venues and live music
  • indoor sports events

Please check out this official website  for more details.

Now, it’s time to plan your trip in Italy!

Buon viaggio

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