Date Updated

04/07/2021



  • • All travelers must complete and sign a self-declaration, available on the site below (1) and a declaration confirming awareness of current national regulations, available on this site (Italian only); both forms must be submitted to the carrier and/or police authorities; regional variations and/or regional forms may apply; travelers should check the official Region's website prior to travel; useful contacts are also available below (2)

    • A health assessment (e.g., temperature check) may be performed upon entry

    • Negative COVID-19 molecular or antigenic test for the following groups of travelers over two years old:
    - Until 30 April, travelers from List C countries, as defined below (3), must carry a negative COVID-19 test completed no more than 48 hours before entry; complete five-day quarantine; and complete another COVID-19 test after five-day quarantine; exemptions are listed below (4)
    - Travelers from Brazil and the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland (both staying and transiting in the 14 days preceding entry) must carry a medical certificate confirming a negative COVID-19 test completed no more than 72 hours before entry
    - Travelers from Austria (both staying and transiting for over 12 hours in the 14 days preceding entry) must carry a medical certificate confirming a negative COVID-19 test completed no more than 48 hours before entry; asymptomatic essential staff, transiting travelers, cross-border workers and students may carry a negative test completed no more than 7 days 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; similar flights may be organized between Rome and Germany (Frankfurt and Munich)
    - Certain domestic flights from and to Rome/Milan are conducting 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 with a medical certificate confirming a negative COVID-19 test conducted no more than 72 hours before the flight are not subject to testing; those who test positive must self quarantine for 14 days and cannot board their flight; this test can also be taken before the day of departure (at most 72 hours before boarding) at the airport drive-in center; more information can be found below (5)

    • Additional COVID-19 swab test for travelers 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

    • Until April 30, five-day quarantine for travelers from List C countries, as defined below (6); and from Israel and the United Kingdom; these travelers complete another COVID-19 test after five-day quarantine; exemptions are listed below (7)

    • 14-day home quarantine for all travelers, except (note the majority of these do not apply to travelers from Tyrol (Austria) or Brazil):
    - Travelers on COVID-tested flights (detailed above), currently only from the US;
    - Individuals in transit who do not leave the airport or are in transit to their residence for less than 36 hours;
    - Transport crew, travel staff, healthcare professionals and cross-border workers entering for professional purposes;
    - Employees of companies headquartered in Italy, returning from a work trip abroad that lasted up to 120 hours (5 days) (this exemption is also available for travelers from Austria, Brazil, or the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, carrying Ministry of Health authorization);
    - Students studying abroad and returning home at least once a week;
    - Limited other exceptions such as diplomats and military personnel; and
    - Those entering for work, health or absolute necessity (this exemption is also available for travelers from Austria or Brazil carrying Ministry of Health authorization); these individuals may postpone home quarantine for up to 120 hours, if justified by the purpose of entry

    • Travelers who have stayed in or transited through Tyrol (Austria) or Brazil in the 14 days preceding entry are required to quarantine even if falling in a quarantine exemption category; travelers require a negative COVID-19 test to cease quarantine

    • Symptomatic travelers will be required to quarantine, even if falling within an exemption category (1) https://www.esteri.it/mae/resource/doc/2021/02/modulo_rientro_sintetico_13_febbraio_2021-convertito_eng.pdf (2) http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/nuovocoronavirus/dettaglioContenutiNuovoCoronavirus.jsp?lingua=italiano&id=5364&area=nuovoCoronavirus&menu=aChiRivolgersi (3) http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/nuovocoronavirus/dettaglioContenutiNuovoCoronavirus.jsp?lingua=english&id=5412&area=nuovoCoronavirus&menu=vuoto (4) http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/nuovocoronavirus/dettaglioContenutiNuovoCoronavirus.jsp?lingua=english&id=5412&area=nuovoCoronavirus&menu=vuoto&tab=9 (5) https://www.adr.it/it/web/aeroporti-di-roma-en-/coronavirus (6) http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/nuovocoronavirus/dettaglioContenutiNuovoCoronavirus.jsp?lingua=english&id=5412&area=nuovoCoronavirus&menu=vuoto (7) http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/nuovocoronavirus/dettaglioContenutiNuovoCoronavirus.jsp?lingua=english&id=5412&area=nuovoCoronavirus&menu=vuoto&tab=9


  • • Public offices are open but continue to limit personal appearance; applicants should anticipate appointment queues with the limitation of one person at the time

    • Visa application centers are reopening, but only offer visa services for travel purposes permitted entry under current entry restrictions

    • Immigration applications are being processed

    • Applicants should anticipate delays in permit issuance across all permit types and immigration processes Travel Restrictions

    • Until 30 April, entry ban for travelers from Brazil, including those who have stayed in or transited through Brazil in the 14 days preceding entry; entry is permitted for travelers resident in Italy before 13 February 2021; for travelers authorized by the Italian Ministry of Health for nondeferrable travel purposes; and for those traveling to the residence of their minor child

    • The following categories of individuals may enter:
    - Travelers from List A and C, as listed below (1)
    - Italian nationals and residents and their cohabiting family (spouse, civil or cohabiting partner, dependent children under 21 years, other cohabiting dependents);
    - Nationals and residents of EU/Schengen Area countries and their cohabiting family (spouse, civil or cohabiting partner, dependent children under 21 years, other cohabiting dependents);
    - Unmarried partners in a proven and stable relationship (even if not cohabiting) 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
    - Those traveling for reasons of work, health or absolute necessity; to return to one's place of nationality, residence or dwelling; and for study purposes

    • The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Website offers a questionnaire below (2) to self-assess whether an individual can travel to Italy, although regional authorities in Italy may apply additional restrictions in addition to the national rules; the questionnaire has been created for informational purpose only and the results do not guarantee entry into the country, which is left to the discretion of border control officers (1) http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/nuovocoronavirus/dettaglioContenutiNuovoCoronavirus.jsp?lingua=english&id=5412&area=nuovoCoronavirus&menu=vuoto (2) https://infocovid.viaggiaresicuri.it/


  • • Virtual services only where possible


  • • Yes, bookings are being made virtually

    • No face-to-face support

    • Apartments are available


  • • Schools are reopening according to their academic calendar Dispositions for return to school are:

    • Everyone must wear masks and maintain the distance of 1 meter from other people

    • For children of age between 0-6 y.o. it is warmly suggested to always maintain the same groups of students working with the same teachers

    • Periodic controls of the health conditions of students and workers must be implemented: temperature must be measured every morning before entrance

    • Families have to give immediate communication to the school director in case any symptom is found, or the COVID-19 test is positive

    • If any student presents symptoms, it is absolutely forbidden to go to school: he/she must stay home, and the family needs to call immediately the family doctor

    • Self-isolation is mandatory for students or workers who have been in contact with any confirmed COVID-19 case

    • If anyone at school should be positive to COVID-19, an extraordinary sanitization of the school has to be done and it will be evaluated if it will be necessary to isolate everyone who has been in contact with the positive person

    • Distance learning has to be included in the didactic plan, to be ready in case of need

    • School trips are suspended

    • For high-schools, 75% of the lessons are in distance learning


  • • All public services, bars, restaurants, shops etc. are closed; home delivery/takeaway meals are open; the following shops are open: supermarkets, food shops, groceries, bakeries, pharmacies, newsagents, book shops, pet food shops, tobacconists, and clothes shops for kids

    • A countrywide shelter in place is in effect until 7 May

    • Residents must stay home except for travel to work, essential shopping, medical needs, and emergency help to others

    • Residents are permitted to leave the house to exercise on their own or with family members once a day


  • • Starting from 3 June, it is possible to travel freely within Italy as well as from/to the EU and Schengen Area
  • Household Goods

    Survey (Video/In-person)
    • Video

    Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
    • Yes, with sanitary precautions

    Freight Availability/Cost
    • Sea: Yes, normal services with some longer transit time
    • Air: Yes, but some lack of space to some destinations; higher
    rates and longer transit time

    Road Availability
    • Yes

    Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
    • No, customer must sign waiver if nominating a representative

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