Open with restrictions

Italy Travel Restrictions

73.92% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 73.01% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Italy.
Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Italy with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Italy for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Italy entry details and exceptions

Travelers who do not have a travel history in Bangladesh, Brazil, India or Sri Lanka in the past 14 days before travel are allowed to enter Italy.


Outgoing travel to ItalyTravelling from New Zealand to Italy

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 or 72 hours before departing to Italy.

Details and exceptions

Testing requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 6.

Travelers arriving from India, Bangladesh, Brazil, Sri Lanka must take a swab test on arrival in Italy.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 5 days upon entering Italy.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who are fully vaccinated, travelers staying in Italy with a maximum of 120 hours for proven work, health, or essential reasons and travelers in transit through Italy by private transport in a maximum of 36 hours are exempted from this requirement.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Italy

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Italy must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Italy will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Australia, Cook Islands and Niue) must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel in New South Wales and Queensland are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


FAQs

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Italy with a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Italy.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Italy with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Italy.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 or 72 hours before departure.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travelers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 5 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Italy is required in enclosed environments.

  • Restaurants in Italy are open with restrictions. Bars in Italy are open with restrictions.