Source: European Union/Re-open EU
Travelling to and from EU countries is allowed without restrictions, with the exception of Bulgaria and Romania. Additionally, travellers arriving from Croatia, Greece, Malta and Spain must either present a certificate of a negative COVID-19 test performed up to 72 hours before their arrival in Italy, or submit to a swab test.
Travelling to and from Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein, as well as the United Kingdom, Andorra, Monaco, Vatican City State and the Republic of San Marino, is allowed without restrictions.
Rules and Exceptions
Travellers who have stayed - or transited - in Bulgaria or Romania in the 14 days prior to their arrival in Italy, will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. This measure does not apply to staff and crews of transport means.
Travellers who have stayed in Croatia, Greece, Malta or Spain in the 14 days prior to their arrival in Italy, will be required to provide a certificate of a negative COVID-19 test performed up to 72 hours before their arrival in Italy, or submit to a swab test upon arrival (at the airport) or within 48 hours after their entry in Italy (at the territorial competent Local Health Authority).
Mandatory Travel Documentation
All persons travelling to Italy from any foreign location are required to provide the carrier, or law enforcement officers upon request, a self-declaration.
Specific measures for Italian residents exiting or returning to Italy
Individual countries can continue to restrict entry or ask for quarantine upon entry on their territory. Specific information for each country are available on the Viaggiare Sicuri portal.
Links to national sources
Esteri.it: Italian nationals returning to Italy and foreigners in Italy
Viaggiare Sicuri (in Italian)
Documents you need to travel in Europe
WCO/Italian Customs and Monopolies Agency
As regards publications and guidance material associated with the COVID-19 state of
emergency, a section has been created on the website of the Italian Customs and Monopolies
Agency (www.adm.gov.it) called EMERGENZA COVID 19 where you may find:
the guidelines issued by the Director General as to the four core business areas
(Customs, energy and alcohol, tobaccos and games) for trade associations and the
Communiqués drafted by the central technical customs directorates in the above
specified core business areas; and
All information regarding the opening times of the customs offices linked to the current
state of emergency
Border restrictions and interior travel restrictions (11.03.2020)
Travel in the country is allowed solely for work requirements or health needs or reasons of necessity, such as shopping for food and other essentials. In any case, work requirements and health needs must be proven by way of a self-declaration, using the printed forms provided by law enforcement officers.
Start date: 14.03.2020
End date: not available
Further information: https://www.esteri.it/mae/it/ministero/normativaonline/decreto-iorestoac...
Rationalisation of interregional bus services (13.03.2020)
This measure rationalizes the interregional automotive services, concerning the transport of people on non- scheduled buses, due to reduced mobility on the Italian territory. The decree rules that modifications and reductions of the authorized scheduled services by Ministry of Infrastructures and Transport can be adopted by the carrier, after proper communication to the Ministry and customers, provided that the services to be delivered will not be totally cancelled, in compliance with the provisions of the Ministry of Health and with the provisions of the DPCM (Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers) of 11 March, or that they assume all relevant anti-contagion safety protocols and promote all sanitation procedures for work places. (Ministerial Decree 114 of 13.03.2020)
Start date: 13.03.2020
End date: 25.03.2020
Further information: http:/www.mit.gov.it/comunicazione/news/trasporti-trasporti-non-di-linea-autot...
Rescheduled offer of rail passenger transport (13.03.2020)
Italy has rescheduled the offer of rail passenger transport in order to counter and contain the health emergence due to coronavirus and in protection of the passengers and the railway enterprises workers. The decree ensures, for each route, the connection with at least one couple of trains Trenitalia and NTV (Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori) and guarantees all essential services. (Ministerial Decree 113 dated 13.03.2020)
Start date: 13.03.2020
End date: 25.03.2020
Further information: http://www.mit.gov.it/comunicazione/news/infrastrutture-ferrovie-traspor...