Stansted Airport: Non-EU travellers now allowed to enter Italy for travel

Travellers from non-European countries are now permitted to enter Italy for travel purposes as the non-essential ban has been abolished.

Italy is a popular tourist destination in Europe, and one of the hardest hit by the Covid pandemic during 2020, so travellers will be glad to know they can return for their summer holidays.

However, it is important to note there are rules still in place for travelling, including vaccination and test rules for adults and children over the age of six.

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From March 1, all travellers, aged six or over must show either:

  • proof of vaccination OR
  • evidence of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before entering Italy or a negative rapid lateral flow test taken within the 48 hours before entering Italy OR
  • a Covid-19 recovery certificate, certifying they you have recovered from Covid-19 in the last six months

Travellers who cannot present evidence of vaccination or a negative test will need to travel in Italy via private transport, isolate for five days, call local health authorities to notify them of their presence and take another PCR or LTF test to prove they can leave isolation.

If you are not fully vaccinated you must also show either:

  • evidence of a negative PCR taken within 72 hours before entering Italy or a negative rapid lateral flow test taken within the 48 hours before entering Italy OR
  • a Covid-19 recovery certificate, certifying that you have recovered from Covid-19 in the last six months

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Passenger locator forms must be filled out by all adults, children and minors do not need to complete a separate form as they can be registered in the adult declaration section.

Children aged five and under do not need to take a test to enter Italy and children aged six and over must follow the rules for adult travellers.

There are exemptions for some travellers, if you are transiting Italy in a private vehicle for 36 hours or less or if you are entering the country for a period not exceeding five days for reason of work, health or absolute necessity.

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