Planning to travel to Italy Amid Covid? This is what you need to know

Italy’s travel restrictions have been changing every now and then, so it’s important for you to know what’s required before you start planning. Being hit by the pandemic severely during the initial times, Italy was one of the first countries to allow the entry of EU visitors. At the start of August Italy’s government announced that all the individuals starting from September 1 will need a green card or vaccination passport to attend any public transportation. Italy permits the entry of travelers from most European countries such as Bulgaria, Austria, France, Belgium, Hungary, Cyprus, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, Iceland, Greece, Czech Republic, Portugal, Norway, Lithuania, Finland, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Malta, Romania, Poland, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Netherlands, and Latvia. Travelers from Non-European countries allowed are Canada, United States, New Zealand, Singapore, Rwanda, Australia, South Korea, and Thailand.



Can I travel to Italy from the UAE, EU, or the USA?

US, Canada, Japan, and Israel are the only countries from where passengers will face no quarantine restrictions after they present certificates and proof of vaccination. Those traveling from the UK will have to undergo a five-day Quarantine. UAE being a list D country, the passenger will have to travel after filling out the Passenger Locator Form, have a negative test result, and quarantine yourself for five days after traveling. For more information click here



 Which vaccines are allowed by Italy?

  • Pfizer
  • AstraZeneca
  • Moderna
  • Johnson & Johnson


Are children allowed to enter?

Children can travel, and the ones under six don’t require to be vaccinated, tested, or quarantined.



Anything else that is required?

Passengers must fill out the passenger locator form before the trip, and get a green card that proves your vaccination and your covid related history so that you can be allowed to enjoy all of the attractions.