Travel conditions in Italy: 14-day self-isolation applies until 13 November.

Travel conditions in Italy: 14-day self-isolation applies until 13 November.

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On 7 October 2020, the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic extended the state of emergency in order to prevent and combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic until January 31 2021.

Persons who have been on / transited the territory of Romania in the last 14 days, prior to arrival in Italy, are subject to the obligation of self-isolation and medical supervision for a period of 14 days upon arrival on Italian territory.

On October 13, 2020, the Italian authorities have approved the extension of these measures to combat the spread of the virus from 14 October until 13 November 2020.

Exceptions to the obligation of self-isolation on arrival in Italy applied to citizens arriving in or transiting Romania in the last 14 days provided that they do not show symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 virus infection:

  • means of transport crews;
  • navigating personnel;
  • persons entering Italy for work purposes covered by special safety protocols, approved by the competent health authority;
  • in the case of entries for reasons not subject to postponement, including participation in sporting events and international exhibitions, after obtaining an authorization from the Ministry of Health and with the obligation to present to the carrier at the time of embarkation or to any person designated to carry out the checks, the certificate confirming that, within 72 hours before entering the territory, a molecular diagnostic test or antigen capture, buffer type, with negative result.

Also, persons who cumulatively meet the following conditions are exempted from self-isolation: show no symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 virus infection, have not traveled in the last 14 days prior to entry into Italy in F-list countries or territories (Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, Kuwait, Northern Macedonia, the Republic of Moldova, Oman, Panama, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Montenegro, Colombia) and falls into one of the following situations:

  • persons entering Italy for the purpose of a short stay (up to 120 hours in total) for reasons of work, health or absolute urgency, with the obligation to leave Italian territory at the end of the term or, failing that, to submit self-isolation and health surveillance measures;
  • persons entering Italy for the purpose of transit for a maximum of 36 hours by private means of transport, with the obligation to leave Italian territory at the end of the period or, failing that, to submit to measures of self-isolation and health surveillance;

Romania is on the D list of Italy, along with Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Rwanda, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay

  • citizens and residents of an EU Member State or of the States and Territories indicated in list A (San Marino, the Holy See), list B (Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark - including the Faroe Islands and Greenland, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal - including the Azores and Madeira, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Hungary , Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway - including the islands of Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Switzerland, Andorra, the Principality of Monaco), list C (Belgium, France - including Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Réunion, Mayotte and other territories outside the European continent, the Netherlands - excluding territories outside the European continent, the Czech Republic, Spain - including the territories of the African continent, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - including the Channel Islands, Gibraltar, the Isle of Man and the British bases on the island of Cyprus and excluding territories outside the European continent), and list D (Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Rwanda, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay) who travel to Italy for proven work reasons and who have not been or transited in the last 14 days prior to the time of entry into the territory of Italy one or more States and territories indicated in list C.

From 9 July, anyone entering Italy from abroad is obliged to present to the carrier or police forces in case of control, a statement on one's own responsibility , with a clear indication of the following elements:

  1. foreign countries and territories in which the person was or transited in the 14 days prior to entry into Italy;
  2. the reasons for moving, in the case of entry from the States or territories indicated in lists E and F of Annex 20;
  3. in case of stay or transit within 14 days prior to entry into Italy in one or more States and Territories listed in Annexes D, E and F of Annex 20: full address of residence or residence in Italy, where the surveillance period is to be carried out sanitary and self-isolating means, the private means of transport to be used to reach that place or, exclusively in the case of entry into Italy with a regular means of air transport, the next regular means of air transport, the use of which is intended to reach the final destination and the identification code of the travel ticket, a telephone number (may also be mobile), at which communications can be received throughout the period of health surveillance and self-isolation;

The full Italian text of the new Decree adopted by the President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic on 13 October 2020, valid until 13 November 2020, can be consulted below.

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EXCEPTIONS AND PROVISIONS CONCERNING TRANSIT:

  • persons entering Italy for the purpose of transit for a maximum of 36 hours by private means of transport, with the obligation to leave Italian territory at the end of the period or, failing that, to submit to measures of self-isolation and health surveillance;
  • in the case of entry into Italy by a scheduled flight, it is permitted to continue the journey by another means of scheduled air transport to the final destination mentioned in the declaration, provided that the specially designated areas inside the airports are not left.
  • passengers on cruise ships landing in Italy at the end of the cruise are allowed to return to their own country (at the expense of the shipowner);
  • When boarding a plane / ship bound for Italy, you must complete a declaration on your own responsibility (model form MAE), clearly specifying that you are in transit to your own home in a country other than Italy. If you experience symptoms of Covid-19 virus, you should notify the competent local health authorities by telephone immediately and follow their instructions.

The new provisions are binding throughout Italy and no derogations are allowed by regional ordinances. Those measures shall apply until and including 13 November 2020.

More information on MAE website!

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