The Covid-19 (coronavirus) emergency causes many restrictions on travel in Italy and abroad. Notwithstanding that the situation is constantly evolving, and that what we write is valid at the time of updating this article, here is a summary to guide you. Always inviting you to consciously evaluate the situation and to put your health before any other need.
TRAVEL AND MOVING IN ITALY
No limitations for travel and movement in Italy, given that at the moment all regions are in the white zone.
Starting from 1 September 2021 (Legislative Decree 6 August 2021, n.111, art.2), the Green Pass or equivalent certificate is required to embark on:
– ships and ferries for interregional transport (excluding connections in the Strait of Messina);
– Intercity and High Speed trains;
– buses for interregional transport;
– buses for rental services with driver.
The Green Pass, for use on the national territory, must certify that they have had at least one dose of vaccine or have tested negative for a molecular or antigenic swab in the previous 48 hours or have been cured of COVID-19 in the previous six months.
For more information on the Green Pass:
If a region returns to the orange or red zone, these are the rules currently in force:
– You can move freely between regions in the yellow zone; between regions in the red or orange zone (at the moment no region is in the red or orange zone), in addition to the movements normally allowed for reasons of work, health or necessity, you can move with the
“green certificate”, which consists in the certification of completion of the vaccination cycle in the previous six months issued by the health facility, of the recovery from the coronavirus in the previous six months (proof of recovery), or of the negative result of a molecular or antigen test, in this case valid for 48 hours from execution.
Green certificates issued by other member states of the European Union will also be considered valid, while those of third countries will be valid only if the vaccination carried out is recognized by the Italian state. These requirements also apply to minors, children under the age of two are excluded.
TRAVEL IN EUROPE – EU STATES AND SCHENGEN
According to the Prime Ministerial Decree of 2 March and subsequent ordinances, at least until 25 October, movements for any reason TOWARDS the following States (“list A” and “list C”) are freely permitted, according to Italian law, subject to the limitations provided in Italy on a regional basis: