COVID-19 FAQs and answers for foreigners and travelers in Italy

Jul 02, 2020

[UPDATED 02/07/2020]


I am a foreigner residing in Italy. Can I travel to Italy?

YES

Travel is allowed if you hold a valid or recently expired permit of stay

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I need to transit through Italy on my way to my destination country, am I allowed to do so?


YES

Transit through Italy is allowed at certain conditions

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Do I have to self-quarantine?


YES

Anyone arriving from outside the EU, Schengen area, UK Northern Island, Andorra, Principality of Monaco, Republic of San Marino or Vatican City State is still required to observe a 14-day quarantine period in self-isolation.

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Do I have to report to the local health authorities on arrival?


YES

Anyone arriving from outside the EU, Schengen area, UK Northern Island, Andorra, Principality of Monaco, Republic of San Marino or Vatican City State is still required to report to health authorities

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Can I leave Italy?


YES

but if you intend to travel outside the EU you must check requirements of your country of destination


Is travel within Italy permitted?


YES

As of June 3, it is possible to travel within our country, without self-certification. Some regions may require further measures (notification of arrival, registration, temperature check).

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My residence permit expiry date is between January 31, 2020 and July 31, 2020, do I have to renew it now?


NO

the validity has been extended until August 31, 2020

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My Italian ID card expires at March 17 or after, do I need to renew it now?


NO

the validity has been extended until August 31, 2020

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Giuditta Petreni

Giuditta Petreni has over 10 years of experience in assisting companies and business investors with relocation of managers and staff to Italy. Giuditta has extensive experience advising corporate and private clients on a full range of Italian immigration categories. She is fluent in Italian and English.

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