Covid-19: Italy entry rules for foreigners

From March 31, mandatory quarantine upon entrance to Italy for foreign citizens is abolished. However, the following set of documents remains mandatory:

  • Fill out dPLF (digital Passenger Locator Form) before boarding a flight to Italy;
  • Provide one of the COVID documents:
    • Certificate of completion of the vaccination cycle no more than 9 months ago;
    • Certificate of vaccination with a booster (third) dose;
    • Certificate of recovery from COVID no more than 6 months ago;
    • Negative result of a PCR test performed no more than 72 hours before entering Italy.

These rules do not apply to children under 6 years of age.

The European Union currently recognizes the following vaccines for the Super Green Pass:

  • Comirnaty (developed by BioNTech and Pfizer)
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen
  • Nuvaxovid
  • Spikevax (formerly COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna)
  • Vaxzevria (formerly COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca)

You can find more information about vaccines here.

Current restrictions in Italy

From May 1 to June 15 it is no longer mandatory to possess Green Pass (neither Base, nor Super) to access accommodation facilities, restaurants and bars, wellness centers and swimming pools, spas, discos, gyms, conventions and congresses, "party under any name" and "civil or religious ceremonies" (baptisms, communions, weddings), game rooms, cinemas, theaters.

Green Pass is no longer required for both local and long-distance transport, to access one’s workplace (without prejudice to the mandatory vaccination for the over 50s until June 15).

Until June 15 it is necessary to wear FFP2 masks to access commercial aircrafts; interregional ships and ferries; interregional, Intercity, Intercity Night and High Speed trains; interregional commercial buses.

Also, the FFP2 mask remains mandatory to attend indoor activities in theaters, concert halls, cinemas, entertainment, and live music venues and in other similar venues, as well as for sports events and competitions.

Until December 31, the Super Green Pass remains mandatory for RSA and hospital visits.

From April 1, the need for quarantine in case of contact with COVID-positive is no longer mandatory, it is necessary to wear an FFP2 mask and observe yourself for 10 days. If you are infected with the virus, you must remain in self-isolation and, if you have symptoms, take a PCR test.


* material updated on 05/30/2022