Travel restrictions update

The government provided an update regarding travels restrictions.

Who will be affected?

People who needs to travel to/from Italy.

Background

Due to the large outbreak of Covid–19 in Italy, new extraordinary laws were implemented and new restrictions/measures put in charge.

Impact

People who are supposed to travel to/from Italy must expect restrictions.

Implementation

DPCM 24 October 2020 regulates movements to/from Italy from 25 October to 24 November 2020 and divides countries in different typologies introducing some changes as follows:

A countries: Republic of San Marino, Vatican
B countries: EU countries (except countries listed in C and D list), Schengen countries, Andorra,Monaco

C countries: Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Spain, The Netherlands, Uk and Northern Ireland.

D countries: Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Romania, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay
E countries: other parts of the world
F Countries: Armenia, Bahrein, Bangladesh, Bosnia Erzegovina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Kosovo, Kuwait, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Panama, Peru.

Transfers from/to E countries, entrance and transit in Italy of people who stayed/transited in those countries 14 days prior the arrival in Italy, and transfers to F countries are forbidden unless with official declarations by law and documentation, are needed for: work, health, study, proved need, to reenter domicile/residence, to allow the entrance of citizens (and close family members) of EU/Schengen countries, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino Republic and Vatican.

Entrance and transit in Italy of people who stayed/transited in F countries 14 days prior the arrival in Italy is forbidden unless they are citizens (and close family members) of EU/Schengen countries, Andorra, Uk and Northern Ireland, Monaco, San Marino Republic and Vatican resident in Italy before the date mentioned in F list. Exceptions applies also to some very specific type of worker (consulates, military staff…). They must provide the carrier with a swab with negative result done 72 hours before the arrival in Italy.
People entering Italy from countries in list B,C,DE and F must do a compulsory declaration by law accordingly to art 46 and 47 of law 445 of 28 December 2020.

People entering Italy who stayed/transited from countries in list C, D, E and F 14 days prior their arrival in Italy, even without symptms must reach their accommodation by private transport and a compulsory communication to the authorities at arrival is mandatory and also in case symptoms arise.

People entering Italy who stayed/transited from countries in list D, E and F 14 days prior their arrival in Italy, even without symptoms must reach their accommodation by private transport.Once they reach the accommodation must be self quarantined at home for 14 days.

People entering Italy who stayed/transited from countries in list C 14 days prior their arrival in Italy, a swab with negative result done 72 hours before the arrival in Italy or at the arrival airport or within 48 hours from the entrance (with self quarantine).

Next Steps (or) Actions Required

People who needs to travel to/outside Italy, must consider the new conditions and check with the airline further restrictions/travel bans.

Santa Fe Relocation Analysis

Santa Fe Relocation will update about any relevant immigration update arising considering this scenario is continuously changing.

Should you have any questions, please contact the following:

Veronica Maggioni
Immigration Specialist
Santa Fe Relocation Italy
Tel.: +393483040948
Email: 
veronica.maggioni@santaferelo.com

 

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