No more entry rules into Italy

No Covid Entry Rules into Italy from June 1st

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On 30th May, the Italian government announced it will drop all its entry rules from June 1st. Visitors will no longer have to show proof of vaccination, recovery or negative test.

The Italian authorities revealed on Monday the country will drop all of its entry rules on June 1st. The Italian Ministry of Health said the rules would “not be extended when they expire on May 31st.

“From June 1st stop green pass for entry into Italy. The ordinance of the Minister of Health which provides for the Green Certification Covid-19 (green pass) to enter Italy expires on May 31. The measure will not be extended,” the statement of the Ministry reads.

Italy is one of the EU countries which, until now, retained stringent restrictions. However, with the summer season around the corner, Italy joins the majority of EU/EEA countries in dropping their entry rules.

Apart from Italy, a total of 19 other EU/EEA countries have already dropped all their restrictions. One of the countries which has yet to lift them, and heavily relies on tourism is Spain.

Public transport rules still in place

This was the last Covid-related rule in place for incoming travellers to Italy. The requirement for arrivals to complete an EU digital passenger locator form (dPLF) was lifted on May 1st.

The health minister is expected to make a decision soon on whether Italy’s public transport mask mandate will be lifted on June 15th. It is believed it will be lifted, as per the latest government decree.

Under these rules, airports and airlines may choose to continue requiring passengers flying to or from Italy to wear masks until that date. This despite the EU-wide mask mandate on flights being lifted in mid-May.

Find all information on Italy’s Covid-19 health restrictions on the Italian health ministry’s website (English version).

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