COVID-19: Entry, quarantine restrictions updated

6 Jul 20

ITALY

IMPACT – HIGH

Italy has updated entry and quarantine restrictions for travelers wishing to enter the country.

Key Points:

  • As of July 1, Italy has lifted travel restrictions for residents of the following Countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, China (subject to confirmation of reciprocity), Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay.
  • Those coming from the above 15 countries no longer need to have “work, urgent or health reasons” for entering Italy.
  • Those traveling from all other non-EU countries will still need to have “work, urgent or health reasons” to enter, but may now enter Italy for the purpose of studying.
  • Fourteen-day mandatory quarantine is extended for all those traveling from non-EU countries, including those from the above 15 countries.

Background: Italy began easing lockdown restrictions in May, with further easing of restrictions in early June. The most recent changes are consistent the EU travel recommendations that were finalized last week.

Analysis & Comments: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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