Italian government bars foreign travellers who have been in India in past 14 days

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Published on Apr 30, 2021 | Last updated on Jun 8, 2021

 The following measures are in effect from 29 April – 15 May 2021:
 • All travelers – Testing prior to travel to Italy: All persons entering Italy must present negative COVID-19 test results from the 48 hours prior to entering Italy.
 • Travelers from India, Bangladesh, or Sri Lanka: Persons who have been in or traveled through these countries in the previous 14 days may not enter or transit through Italy.
 -This travel ban does not apply to persons who have no COVID-19 symptoms AND: are Italian citizens with residency in Italy prior to 29 April 2021 OR are officials and representatives of international organizations and diplomatic missions. However, these categories of persons must present negative COVID-19 test results from the 72 hours prior to entering Italy and an additional COVID-19 test must be taken upon arrival. Regardless of the test results, they must then quarantine for a period of 10 days in a “COVID Hotel” or another suitable place as determined by the Civil Protection Department, and take a second COVID-19 test at the end of quarantine.
 – Persons who are already in Italy and have been in or traveled through these countries in the previous 14 days, even if asymptomatic, must communicate their arrival to regional health authorities, take a COVID-19 test, quarantine for a period of 10 days regardless of the results, and take a second COVID-19 test at the end of quarantine.
 • Travelers from Brazil: Persons who have been in or traveled through Brazil in the previous 14 days may not enter or transit through Italy. This does not apply to persons who have no COVID-19 symptoms AND had established residency in Italy prior to 13 February 2021. Persons in this category must present negative COVID-19 test results from the 48 hours prior to entering Italy and an additional COVID-19 test must be taken upon arrival. Regardless of the test results, they must then quarantine for a period of 10 days and take a second COVID-19 test at the end of quarantine.
 – Officials and representatives of international organizations and diplomatic missions who have been in or traveled through Brazil in the previous 14 days may enter Italy, with the following conditions: must present negative COVID-19 test results from the 48 hours prior to entering Italy and an additional COVID-19 test must be taken upon arrival. Quarantine is not required if test results are negative.
 • Travelers from all other non-EU countries (except those in below bullet point): For persons who have been in or traveled through any non-EU countries in the last 14 days, 10 days quarantine is required, regardless of their COVID-19 test results on arrival. A negative COVID-19 test result is required at the end of quarantine. This quarantine requirement does not apply to officials and representatives of international organizations and diplomatic missions.
 • Travelers from EU countries, Israel, & the UK: All persons who have been in or traveled through these countries in the previous 14 days must quarantine for 5 days upon arrival in Italy and take a COVID-19 test at the end of quarantine.
 For specific and detailed requirements for entering Italy you should consult  this link from the Ministry of Health.
For more specific and detailed requirements for entering Italy you should consult this here from the Italian Ministry of foreign Affairs and below (from the European Commission):

*From within the EU:

Italy adopts its own national classification of risk areas, hence travel restrictions for Italy are not based on the common “EU Traffic Lights” map.

In case of stay or transit through EU countries (List C) during the 14 days prior to the entrance in Italy, entry is permitted without the need to specify the reason for travelling.

Specific and updated rules for each country of origin are available at ViaggiareSicuri

Before embarking on a trip to Italy, make sure that your Region of destination has no further measures in place. For additional information, some useful regional contacts are available.