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Travelling to Italy

What are the entry requirements for Italy?

  • Everyone age 6+ Need to show proof of full vaccination OR proof of a negative test OR proof of recovery from Covid in the last 6 months.

    The test can be a PCR test taken within 48 hours before entering Italy or a negative antigen test taken within 24 hours before entering Italy.

  • 0-5 year-olds do not need to provide a test or proof of vaccination.

If you are travelling via Geneva, you will need to meet the Swiss requirements. And if travelling via Innsbruck you will need to meet the Austrian requirements.

How do I show proof of vaccination?

The NHS app is accepted as proof of vaccination in Italy and across the EU.

If you cannot download the NHS app or access the NHS website, you can call 119 in the UK and ask for a letter about your vaccination status, which you will be sent by post.

More information can be seen on the Gov website. If you live in Scotland please visit the Scottish Government website.

How do I show proof of a negative test for entry into Italy?

Self-administered NHS tests are not accepted, so you’ll need to pre-book with an approved Covid testing provider. These are available through the government’s list of approved suppliers.

Do I need to complete any forms before I go?

Everyone travelling needs to complete the Italian Passenger Locator Form before they travel.

If your flight is to and from Geneva Airport (Switzerland) you should state on the Italian form that your entry point is Monte Bianco.

While you’re on holiday

Is a covid pass needed in Italy?

In order to access hotels, ski lifts and indoor leisure facilities such as restaurants and bars you will need a Super Green Pass.

The Super Green Pass :

  • Can only be obtained through vaccination or recovery from covid within 180 days. Your most recent vaccination must have been within 9 months, and from 1 Feb this is reduced to 6 months.

  • The super green pass provides access to hotels, ski lifts and indoor leisure facilities such as restaurants and bars, as well as public transport.

The NHS app is accepted as proof of vaccination status for the green pass.

How does an unvaccinated teenager get a super green pass?

  • Children aged 11 and under are not required to show a green or super pass.

  • Children aged 12 and over will need to be double vaccinated or have recovered from covid in order to enjoy a ski holiday in Italy.

Are masks required?

Everyone aged 6 and over will need to wear a face mask when in enclosed public areas such as shops, ski lifts and bars and restaurants (when not eating and drinking). You may also be asked to wear it outside if it is crowded and social distancing is not possible (ie lift queues).

Are there any restrictions when skiing?

Gondolas and Cable cars will have to operate at a max 80% capacity in order to help with social distancing. There may be checks on the mountain, so it’s sensible to keep your green pass and ID on you whilst you ski.

Remember that if you plan on skiing over the border to another country, as is possible in some resorts, you will need to comply with the local restrictions for that country too.

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