• Public offices are open, but applicants may encounter appointments queues.
  • Visa application centres are reopening, but only offer visa services for travel purposes permitted entry under current entry restrictions.
  • Immigration applications are being processed.
  • Permit issuance and immigration processes may encounter delays.
  • Until April 6, entry ban for travellers from Brazil (both those who have stayed in or transited through Brazil in the 14 days prior to entry). Entry is allowed only for travellers resident in Italy before February 13, 2021, for travellers authorized by the Italian Ministry of Health for non-deferrable travel purposes and for those traveling to the residence of their minor child.
  • Until April 6, entry ban for travellers who have stayed in or transited through the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland in the 14 days preceding entry, unless they were legally resident in Italy before December 23, 2020 or in case of urgent travel needs.
  • Until April 6, entry ban for travellers who have stayed in or transited through Austria in the 14 days preceding entry, unless they were legally resident in Italy before December 23, 2020 or in case of urgent travel needs.
  • Entry is permitted for the following categories:
    • Travelers from Vatican City and Republic of San Marino;
    • Travelers from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark (including the Faroe Islands and Greenland), Estonia, Finland, France (including Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Reunion, Mayotte and excluding other territories outside the European mainland), Germany, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands (excluding territories outside the European mainland), Poland, Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira), Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Andorra, Principality of Monaco.
    • Italian nationals and residents and their families;
    • Nationals and residents of EU/Schengen Area countries and their families
    • Unmarried partners in a proven and stable relationship with EU citizens and non-EU national long-term residents in Italy, travelling to join their partner;
    • Residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand without restriction on travel purpose.
    • Travelers for reasons of work, health or absolute necessity and for study purposes.
  • All travellers must complete and sign a self-declaration and a declaration confirming awareness of current national regulations. Both forms must be submitted to the carrier and/or police authorities. Regional variations or regional forms may apply, so travellers should check the official Region’s website before travel.
  • A health assessment (e.g. temperature check) may be performed upon entry.
  • Negative COVID-19 molecular or antigenic test for the following groups of travellers over 2 years old:
    • Travelers from Brazil and the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland must carry a medical certificate confirming a negative COVID19 test performed no more than 72 hours before entry.
    • Travelers from Austria must carry a medical certificate confirming a negative COVID-19 test performed no more than 48 hours before entry. Asymptomatic essential staff, transiting travellers, cross-border workers and students are allowed to carry a negative test completed no more than 7 days before entry.
    • Travelers from Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark (including the Faroe Islands and Greenland), Estonia, Finland, France (including Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Reunion, Mayotte and excluding other territories outside the European mainland), Germany, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands (excluding territories outside the European mainland), Poland, Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira), Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Andorra, Principality of Monaco, are exempted from quarantine if carrying an attestation confirming a negative COVID-19 test, performed no more than 48 hours before entry.
    • Travelers from Atlanta, Newark or New York JFK, US, travelling to Rome Fiumicino (FCO) on ‘coronavirus-free flights’ must carry a negative COVID-19 test result, from a test conducted no more than 48 hours before departure (including at the airport before departure). These individuals are tested again upon arrival via a rapid antigen test, and are quarantine-exempt if the on-arrival test is negative.
    • Certain domestic flights from and to Rome/Milan are performing COVID-19 rapid antigen or PCR tests and are only allowing passengers with negative test results to board. Results take 30 minutes to obtain and passengers should arrive at least 2 hours prior travelling. Those who test positive must self-quarantine for 14 days and cannot board their flight.
  • Additional COVID-19 swab test for travellers over two years old from Austria, Brazil and the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, immediately on arrival at the airport, port or other entry point. If no such test is available upon entry, COVID-19 molecular or antigenic test within 48 hours of entry.
  • Travelers must notify the Local Health Authority of their arrival.
  • Symptomatic travellers will be required to quarantine.
  • In certain regional immigration offices documents can be submitted by email and work permits are also issued via e-mail. Original documents will still be required and submitted to the immigration office, upon appointment confirmation.
  • Eligible foreign nationals with serious health conditions preventing their travel home can apply for a residence permit for medical treatment.
  • Foreign nationals currently outside of Italy who hold an expired visa/residence permit do not need to apply for a re-entry permit to fly back to Italy.

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