[updated 03/08/2020] Italy bans entry from 16 countries

Aug 03, 2020

[latest updates 03/08/2020]

At least until July 31, entry into Italy from one of the following countries is absolutely not allowed: Armenia, Bahrein, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bosnia Herzegovina, Chile, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo. Individuals who have travelled or stayed in one of these countries in the 14 days preceding the intended entry date in Italy are banned from entering the country.

There are exceptions to the ban for citizens of Italy, EU, Schengen countries, UK, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican City and their family members on condition that they are registered as residents in Italy before July 9, 2020. Other exceptions are for officials and other servants of the European Union, international organisations, diplomatic missions and consulates, military personnel in the performance of their duties and – only for Bosnia Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo transport crew members and travel staff members only for transit (max 36 hours) or short stay (up to 120 hours)

Travel from the following countries is allowed with no specific reason required but with quarantine obligation (14-day quarantine period in self-isolation): Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay. From July 24, also travel from Romania and Bulgaria requires quarantine upon arrival in Italy.

It is to be noted that travel from other NON-EU countries is allowed but only for specific reasons.

For an overview of the rules currently in place for traveling to Italy https://www.mazzeschi.it/italy-navigating-covid-19-measures-and-travel-restrictions/


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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