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Latest Updates

Last updated 4 October 2021.

Until 30 August, travellers who have been in the UK, in the previous 14 days, must present a negative PCR or antigen test taken in the 48 hours preceding entry into Italy. They must also self-isolate for 5 days, at the end of which they must take a rapid antigen or PCR swab test for coronavirus and test negative for release. Children under the age of 6, from the UK, do not need to test but are not exempt from self-isolation. Please see the government website for further information.

From 4am on Monday 4 October 2021, the rules for international travel to England have changed from the red, amber, green traffic light system to a single red list of countries and simplified travel measures for arrivals from the rest of the world. The rules for travel from countries and territories not on the red list will depend on your vaccination status. Fully vaccinated travellers can book a day 2 test with free delivery. Not fully vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers can book their return antigen tests and day 2 and 8 travel packages with Medicspot. Further details can be found on our Covid test page.

Italy Travel Advice

Which Coronavirus test do I need to travel to Italy?

If you are permitted to travel from the UK to Italy, you must undertake a negative PCR test or antigenic test up to 72 hours before your arrival in Italy. You must then undertake an additional Covid-19 PCR test or antigenic test within 48 hours of entering Italy.

Will I still need to quarantine on arrival in Italy if I have tested negative for Covid-19?

Yes. Whatever the result of your Covid-19 tests, the Italian government requires arrivals from the UK to report to their local health authorities and self-isolate for 14 days.

Do I need any additional documentation to travel to Italy?

Yes. Travellers from the UK to Italy are required to download and complete a self-declaration form from the Ministry of Interior. You must also provide proof that you meet the criteria for entry, as detailed by the Italian government.

How much does a Covid-19 test cost for travel to Italy?

If you are travelling to Italy, a Covid-19 test costs £75. This covers the PCR test as well as a Fit to Fly certificate. Antigen tests cost just £29.

Are Medicspot Covid tests approved by Italy?

Yes. Medicspot tests and Fit to Fly certificates are universally recognised by both Italy’s airlines and the Italian government.

What documentation will I get following my Covid test in order to meet Italy’s travel requirements?

If your Covid-19 test is negative, Medicspot will provide you with negative test results as well as a Fit to Fly certificate. This documentation will be provided within the 72 hour testing requirement window.

How long before my flight to Italy should I take a Covid test?

As of 8 January 2021, travellers from the UK to Italy are required to take a negative PCR or antigenic test 72 hours before their flight.

Does Italy accept Covid-19 Proof of Recovery documents?

As of July 2021, Italy does not allow proof of recovery certificates for travellers arriving from the UK to enter the country. Further information can be found on the government website.