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Italy Travel Restrictions

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Unvaccinated visitors from Romania need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Italy.
Vaccinated visitors from Romania can enter Italy with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Italy for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Italy entry details and exceptions

Most travelers who have been in risk countries in the previous 14 days before arrival are not allowed to enter Italy. This entry restriction does not apply to Italian Citizens and lawful permanent residents, Citizens of the European Union or the Schengen area and their family members, as well as holders of long-term resident status and their family members, Travelers who have a proven and stable emotional relationship (even if not cohabiting) with Italian/EU/Schengen citizens or natural persons who are legally resident in Italy (long-term residents), and who need to reach their partner's home/domicile/residence in Italy, and Travelers with work, health, study reasons as well as with urgent matters and those returning home.

Travelers allowed entry must communicate their entry into Italy to the Department of Prevention of the territorially competent Health Authority.


Outgoing travel to ItalyTraveling from Romania to Italy

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Romania must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 48 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Italy.

Details and exceptions
Italy will accept the UK’s proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record as the equivalent to a green pass.
Travelers arriving from risk countries must have a negative COVID-19 test result from a molecular swab test or an antigen test. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 6.
Travelers arriving from countries in LIST D, including Canada, Japan, United Arab Emirates, United States, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, or the United Kingdom can be exempted from this requirement if travelers under the age of 6 or travelers entering Italy for a period of 120 hours (5 days) for proven necessity due to work, health, or absolute emergency, with the obligation to leave Italy or begin quarantine after 120 hours have passed.
Travelers from LIST C can be exempted from this requirement if travelers under the age of 6, travelers entering Italy for a period of 120 hours (5 days) for proven necessity due to work, health or absolute emergency, with the obligation to leave Italy or begin quarantine after 120 hours have passed and travelers in transit through Italy by private transport in a maximum of 36 hours.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from Romania will need to quarantine for 5 days upon entering Italy.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
Most travelers who have been in RISK COUNTRIES in the past 14 days before traveling to Italy are required to self-quarantine and take a swab test at the end of the quarantine period. This requirement does not apply to travelers in transit through Italy by private transport for a maximum of 36 hours.
Unvaccinated travelers from LIST D are required to quarantine on arrival in Italy and they must also take a COVID-19 swab test at the end of the quarantine. This does not apply to fully vaccinated travelers.
Unvaccinated travelers arriving from LIST C are required to quarantine on arrival and they must also take a swab test at the end of quarantine. This does not apply to fully vaccinated travelers, travelers with valid proof of recovery, and travelers in transit through Italy by private transport in a maximum of 36 hours.
Travelers from Aruba, Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Dominican Republic and Egypt on flights that do not fall under the COVID-free tourist corridors ordinance have to comply with testing and quarantine rules for countries from List E.
Documents
Health Pass For Public Activity

The Digital Green Certificate/Green Pass is required to access some locations and participate in certain social activities such as indoor seated dining at restaurants and bars, museums, exhibitions, cultural sites, sporting events, swimming pools, gyms, concerts, fairs, conferences, amusement parks, and other venues. The Digital COVID Certificate is also mandatory in most public transportation such as ships and ferries, InterCity and high-speed rail, buses, and coaches. <p>The EU Digital COVID Certificate and CDC “white cards" are accepted. Alternatively, travelers can provide a negative molecular COVID-19 PCR, certificate of recovery, or rapid antigen test result taken a maximum of 48 hours before entering a restaurant/museum, etc.</p> <p>Certificates are accepted in Italian, English, Spanish, or French and can be both digital or in paper copy.</p>

Passenger Locator Form

Travelers must fill in the digital Passenger Locator Form before travel. Travelers without digital devices can fill a paper form.

Sicily Registration Form

Travelers arriving at Palermo airport in Sicily are recommended to present a completed health declaration form prior to arrival. This form is only required for travelers entering Sicily.

Puglia Registration Form

Travelers arriving in Puglia must present a completed health declaration form prior to arrival. This form is only required for travelers entering the region of Puglia.


Return travelReturning to Romania from Italy

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Italy are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Romania

Details and exceptions
Foreign citizens may enter Romania without a negative COVID-19 test, but are subject to quarantine if a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test is not presented, regardless of vaccination status.
Unvaccinated travelers who presented a pre-departure negative COVID-19 test 48 hours upon arrival can shorten their quarantine from 10 days to 5 days. Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors returning from Italy will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Romania.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
Travelers can reduce their quarantine period to 5 days by showing valid negative pre-travel COVID-19 RT-PCR results.
This requirement does not apply to travelers fully vaccinated or recently recovered travelers who present a negative RT-PCR test taken no more than 48 hours prior to boarding, children aged 12 or under, and children aged 12 – 16 who present a negative RT-PCR test taken no more than 48 hours prior to boarding.
Documents
Passenger Locator Form

Travelers are required to complete an online Passenger Locator form before departure to Romania. The printed form is available for download.

Health Pass For Indoor Activities

Travelers are required to have European Union Digital COVID Certificate or Romanian-issued “Digital Green Certificate/Green Pass” to access many public locations and to participate in certain activities such as indoor or outdoor seated dining at restaurants, access to shopping malls, museums, exhibitions, cultural sites, non-essential stores, swimming pools, gyms, and other venues. <p>The Green Pass is not required for locations that provide essential services, such as food stores, pharmacies with direct access, or religious services.


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