The Passenger Locator Form, is an online form, which must be completed before your travel. This online formular helps in the contact tracing. The Passenger Locator Form does not replace an Evisa and must be completed separately from the Evisa.

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Travelling to Italy

Travelling to or from Italy is limited to certain categories of passengers until July 30, 2021. As of April 19, 2021, passengers must be in possession of a negative COVID-19 test result certificate and request a passenger locator form Italy to get there. Please see the COVID-19 testing requirements section for more information.

Please read the requirements before your trip. If you travel to Italy, you may be forced to perform a COVID-19 PCR test before departure and observe a quarantine on arrival.

Passengers on COVID-19 tested flights are allowed to enter Italy for tourism purposes from any point of origin except Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and India.

All passengers traveling to Rome, Milan and Venice will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Before departure, passengers must present, upon check-in, a COVID 19 test certificate (PCR or antigen) for a test carried out a maximum of 48 hours before departure.
  • Passengers must complete a digital locator form called the Digital Passenger Locator Form (dPLF). Once the form is completed and sent, passengers will receive the dPLF in pdf format with a QR code to their email address. They must present this QR code upon check-in at the original departure point before they can obtain a boarding pass.
  • A rapid swab test is mandatory upon arrival, and all arriving passengers are required to pre-register for an online swab test.

To speed up the process, passengers traveling to Milan can register for the test on the Milan Gruppo S, Donato website any time before arriving in Milan. The cost is 36 €. Passengers traveling to Milan, who hold an Italian social security number (Codice Fiscale), can speed up the test procedure at Milano Malpensa by registering in advance and paying for the test anytime before their arrival in Milan. Please note that the test will be carried out at Terminal 1 of Milan Malpensa Airport and not at Palazzo Della Salute as stated on the “Digital Health Pass” website. Passengers must book the test on the exact day, however the time is not imperative as they will be accepted into the test area based on their actual arrival time and not on the booked time.

Passengers traveling to Rome must pre-register for the swab test on the Rome Airport website for € 20.

Passengers traveling to Venice must pre-register for the swab test on the Venice Airport website for € 42.

The cost of the service will be billed to the customer. Payment for the test can be made at the airport by credit card, debit card or smartphone, using a contactless payment application.

Exemptions:

  • Arriving passengers who have an onward Schengen flight or operational crew members are exempt from the rapid arrival test.
  • Children under 6 are exempt from the COVID 19 testing requirements.

Updates for passengers travelling to Bologna

Passengers traveling to Bologna must continue to adhere to the general admissibility regulations for travel to Italy.

COVID-19 test requirements for flights to Bologna

All passengers traveling to Bologna must be in possession of a negative certificate of a PCR test or an antigenic swab test for COVID 19 carried out no more than 72 hours before arrival in Italy. Passengers who have stayed outside of Italy for less than 120 hours or whose stay in Italy will be less than 120 hours are exempt from the COVID 19 PCR test and quarantine requirements.

Children under the age of 6 are exempt from the requirements of the COVID 19 test.

Please consult the website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for more information.

Required forms

Passenger Locator Digital Form Once the form is completed, a QR code will be generated and must be presented upon check-in, either on paper or as a digital copy on their device, at the initial point of departure, before their card is checked in. boarding is issued to them.

Travel information for passengers arriving from India, Bangladesh or Sri Lanka Passengers who have entered or transited through India, Bangladesh or Sri Lanka in the 14 days prior to arrival are not admitted to Italy until July 30, 2021. Foreign nationals are not admitted in Italy, even in possession of a valid residence permit.

Exceptions:

  • Italian nationals in possession of an Italian passport, also resident in Italy, may return under the following conditions:
    • Present a negative result of a PCR or antigenic screening test for COVID 19 carried out within 72 hours of departure
    • Undergo screening for COVID 19 on arrival
    • Stay in a designated hotel for a quarantine of 10 days
  • Customers in possession of a special authorization to enter Italy issued by the health authorities

Eligibility to travel

The decree of the President of the Council of Ministers includes the list of countries for which various restrictions apply. It can be found in Annex 20 of the decree. The measures for travel to / from the listed countries are detailed below.

A: The Republic of San Marino and the Vatican: no restrictions

B: The countries of the EU (with the exception of the countries appearing in lists C and D), of the Schengen area, Andorra and the Principality of Monaco: Passengers traveling to or from countries belonging to group B are subject to no restrictions. The molecular or antigenic test must have been performed within 48 hours of arrival. Please consult the website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for more information.

C: Belgium, France, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Spain, UK and Northern Ireland: Passengers traveling to or from countries belonging to Group C are not subject to any restrictions. The molecular or antigenic test must have been performed within 48 hours of arrival. Please consult the website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for more information.

D: Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, Uruguay, Canada, Japan and United States of America: in accordance with Italian regulations, travel from / to these countries are authorized for any reason, including for tourism. The molecular or antigenic test must have been performed within 72 hours of arrival. Travelers arriving / returning to Italy must be confined to their homes and undergo monitoring by the competent health authorities for 10 days.

E: Other parts of the world: Travel to / from the rest of the world (i.e. all states and territories not on other lists) is permitted only for specific reasons, such as work, health or study, or in cases of absolute emergency, to return to their domicile or place of residence (including for passengers returning to their country of residence via Italy if they do not leave the airport and remain in the transit zone) . Tourist trips are not allowed. Arrival / return to Italy from this group of countries is only allowed for Italian / EU / Schengen area / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland nationals and their family members , as well as for holders of a residence permit and members of their families. Travelers from countries on list E can travel to Italy provided they have a stable and justified emotional connection (whether cohabiting or not) with Italian / EU / space nationals Schengen / from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or with persons residing in Italy on a regular basis if they are traveling to their partner's domicile / place of residence in Italy. The molecular or antigenic test must have been performed within 72 hours of arrival. Travelers must confine themselves to their homes and undergo monitoring by the competent health authorities for 10 days.

Quarantaine

Upon arrival in Italy from all countries in categories D and E, travelers must observe a quarantine and a 10-day follow-up with the competent health authorities, unless traveling on a flight with mandatory COVID 19 screening (from JFK to MXP and DXB to FCO / MXP), for performing a rapid antigen test on arrival at MXP / FCO / VCE and for having obtained a negative result. After the 10-day quarantine period, passengers will be required to perform a new COVID 19 or antigen PCR test.

Other information

For more information on COVID 19, visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.