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ENTRY TO ITALY FROM CANADA AND COVID-TESTED FLIGHTS

Date:

06/08/2021


ENTRY TO ITALY FROM CANADA AND COVID-TESTED FLIGHTS

The Orders issued by the Italian Health Ministry related to travel to/from abroad (GU Serie Generale n.114 del 14-05-2021) and to “Covid-tested” flights (GU Serie Generale n.115 del 15-05-2021), effective from Sunday, May 16th, envisage the following updates regarding entering Italy from Canada:

Canada no longer belongs to “Group E” group of Countries, and is now part of “Group D” which includes Countries from which entry to Italy is permitted without the need for a specific reason;

If entry to Italy from Canada occurs via “Covid-tested” flights, passengers are not required to follow quarantine restrictions;

People departing Canada on “Covid-tested” flights are required to present to the carrier and to dedicated staff members, upon boarding, a certification attesting to the negative result of a molecular test (RT PCR) or antigenic test, carried out by means of a swab, no more than 48 hours prior to boarding. Upon arrival in Italy, at the airport, passengers are required to submit a molecular (RT PCR) or antigenic swab test;

Beginning in July, Air Canda will introduce direct flights to the Rome Fiumicino airport from the Montreal Pierre-Elliott Trudeau and the Toronto Pearson airports. For further information, please click here.

Please note that in case of entry to Italy from Canada via NON “Covid-Tested” flights quarantine obligations remain in place.

For further information, please visit the following web page:  Italian nationals returning to Italy and foreigners in Italy.


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