Italy: Updated Entrance Requirements for Non-EU Travelers

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • All foreign nationals from outside of the European Union (EU) will be subject to the same entrance requirements and rules of arrival as travelers from the EU  


On 1 March 2022, the government of Italy announced that all travelers entering the country will be subject to the same entrance requirements. All travelers entering Italy are required to provide proof of: 

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and having received the last dose within the last six months or proof of having recovered from COVID-19; and
  • A negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival or a negative rapid antigen test taken within 48 hours of arrival.  

All travelers are also required to fill out a questionnaire prior to travel. For additional information click here 

What are the Changes? 

Previously, travelers arriving from countries and regions outside of the EU were subject to additional entrance requirements for Italy. As of 1 March 2022, all travelers are subject to the same entrance requirements.  

Looking Ahead 

Continue to check the government of Italy’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

This article was published on 4 March 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.