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ENTRY/RE-ENTRY INTO ITALY FROM LIST E COUNTRIES (Thailand, Laos and Cambodia)

According to the Ordinance of 14 December 2021, valid from 16 December to 31 January 2022, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos are included in List E.

More information is available here.

The only cases in which entry/return to Italy from List E countries is allowed are:

a) work requirements
b) absolute urgency
c) health needs
d) study needs
e) return to one’s own domicile, home or residence.

Entry into Italy for reasons of tourism is forbidden. However, re-entry/entry into Italy, in the case of a stay/transit in the previous 14 days from List E countries, is always permitted

– To Italian/EU/Schengen citizens and their family members, as well as to holders of the long-term resident status and their family members (as defined by Directive 2004/38/EC).
– To people who have a proven and stable affective relationship with Italian/EU/Schengen citizens or with individuals who are legally resident in Italy, who need to reach their partner’s home/domicile/residence in Italy.
– To athletes, technicians, judges and competition commissioners, representatives of the foreign press and accompanying persons who participate to competitive sporting competitions, recognised as being of pre-eminent national interest by order of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) and the Italian Paralympic Committee (CIP).

PROCEDURE FOR ENTRY INTO ITALY:

– Fill in the digital locator form, also called digital Passenger Locator Form (dPLF).
– Show a COVID negative certificate, with a RT/PCR test taken in the seventy-two (72) hours preceding arrival in Italy or with an antigenic swab (ART) test taken in the twenty-four (24) hours preceding arrival in Italy.
– Undergo fiduciary isolation for ten (10) days at the address indicated in the dPLF, to be reached only by private means.
– Undergo a further molecular test at the end of the 10 days.

Exceptions are provided and can be found here.

For more information:
– Fill in the information questionnaire
– Consult the Frequently Asked Questions on restriction within the Italian territory.

ENTRY OF MINORS

Molecular or antigenic test
From 0 to 5 years of age (i.e. up to the age of 6): always exempt from molecular or antigenic testing. From 6 to 17 years of age (i.e. up to the age of 18): compulsory swab.

Fiduciary isolation
From 0 to 5 years (i.e. up to 6 years old): always exempt from isolation if travelling with a parent who is also exempt from isolation because he/she has a vaccination certificate (or a certificate of recovery). From 6 to 17 years (i.e. up to 18 years old): exempt from isolation if accompanied by a parent with an appropriate vaccination or recovery certificate; however, where required by legislation, they must undergo molecular or antigenic testing: in the absence of testing, even if the parent has adequate certification, the child is still required to undergo isolation.