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With the following Ordinance of the Minister of Health as of April 28th 2022,  the measures arranged with the ordinance of February 22 relating to travel to and from abroad have been extended until 31 May except from with the exception of the provisions of art. 1, paragraph 1, lett. a.

From 1 May it will no longer be necessary to present the passenger locator form upon arrival in Italy

Entry into Italy shall be authorized upon the submission of the Covid-19 Vaccine Passport (vaccination certificate, recovery certificate or negative molecular or antigen test) or any other equivalent vaccination certificate recognized.

Only in case of failure to submit one of the above certifications, shall the traveller be submitted to a 5-day quarantine and obliged to take a molecular or antigen test at the end of this period.

Travel from/to the Republic of San Marino and the State of the Vatican City is not subjected to any restrictions.

Effective from 23 September, the Ministry of Health – through this Circular – has recognised the equivalence of several vaccines administered by foreign health authorities to those carried out under the National Vaccine Plan for the Prevention of SARS-CoV-2. Namely:

Vaccines recognised by EMA – European Medicines Agency (see Annex 1 to the Circular);Covishield (Serum Institute of India), manufactured under license from AstraZeneca;R-CoVI (R-Pharm), manufactured under licence from AstraZeneca;Covid-19 vaccine-recombinant (Fiocruz), manufactured under licence from AstraZeneca.

As a result of this recognition:

Italian citizens (including those residing abroad) and their cohabiting family members, regardless of whether they are registered with the National Health Service or the SASN (health services for seafarers), and all persons registered for any reason with the National Health Service who have been vaccinated abroad with the above vaccines or who have recovered abroad from COVID-19, may apply for a Green Pass, if they find themselves in Italy, from their competent local health authorities.All other foreign citizens vaccinated abroad with the above-mentioned vaccines are entitled to access all venues and services for which a Green Pass is mandatorily required in Italy (see box below). In order to be recognised as equivalent to a Green Pass, the foreign vaccination certificate must contain the following information: the personal details of the holder, the details of the vaccine, the date(s) of administration of the vaccine, the identity of the certificate issuer; and the above information must also be written in Italian, English, French, Spanish or German or, if issued in a different language, must be accompanied by a sworn translation.

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For further informations please refer to the indications provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on the following website: 

For further details, please compete this questionnaire (available in English).

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