Information to enter Italy

You can enter Italy from all EU and non-EU countries. The conditions and documentation required vary depending on the traveler’s country of origin.

  • Citizens of European Union countries and countries that have signed the Schengen treaty: to enter Italy, a valid identity card or passport is sufficient.
  • Citizens from non-EU countries: they can enter Italy with a passport valid for at least three months after the scheduled departure date from the Schengen area.

A VISA may be required to enter Italy depending on your country of origin. To find out if you need to obtain a VISA, please visit the Italian Foreign Ministry website:



A guided procedure will help you decide if you need to apply for a visa based on your nationality, country of residence, reasons for your visit and length of stay. 

Letters for VISA applications

Should you require a letter of invitation for visa application purposes, please fill out this form 

Covid-19 information

There are currently no COVID-19-related entry restrictions in Italy.

As of 1 June 2022, Covid-19 green certification is no longer required for entry into Italy from EU and non-EU countries.