Movement restrictions in Italy and Ireland
With the relaxation of restrictive measures on movement and displacement caused by the Covid-19, many people wonder if they will be able to travel. At Duguech & Dip you can find out about movement restrictions in the European Union.
- You can travel to Italy if you come from an EU country or from Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Travel to and from the following countries is permitted within the territory: Member States of the European Union, countries that are parties to the Schengen Agreement, United Kingdom, Andorra, Monaco, Vatican City State and Republic of San Marino.
- It is possible to move between regions. Limitations on interregional travel can only be adopted with specific measures, in relation to certain areas of the national territory, in accordance with the principles of adequacy and proportionality to the epidemiological risk actually present in these areas.
- For those who come from countries that are not Member States of the European Union, countries of the Schengen Agreement, United Kingdom, Andorra, Monaco, Vatican City State and the Republic of San Marino, transit is allowed for a few hours. It is only allowed to reach the final destination, after informing the Prevention Department of the Italian health service at the place of entry into the national territory.
- In case of transit at the airport, it is not necessary to inform the Prevention Department, on the condition that you do not leave the airport.
- Ground transportation by private car, train or bus to and from the following countries is authorized: Member States of the European Union, countries of the Schengen Agreement, United Kingdom, Andorra, Monaco, Vatican City and the Republic of San Marino.
- Travel to and from countries other than Member States of the European Union, Schengen Agreement States, United Kingdom, Andorra, Monaco, Vatican City and the Republic of San Marino is not allowed until June 30; except for proven reasons of urgency, work, health, or returning home.
- Beginning June 3, travelers from countries other than those listed above will continue to be subject to 14-day fiduciary isolation and self-certification of absolute urgency, work, or health reasons for entering Italy.
- Non-essential shops, as well as tourist places, bars and restaurants are open, but distance measures must be followed. All venues open to the public must comply with the guidelines and protocols identified by the autonomous regions and provinces to prevent or reduce the risk of contagion.
- The opening to the public of museums, libraries, archives, archaeological zones, parks and monumental complexes is allowed with a reduced capacity, with interpersonal distance of at least one meter. Cinemas, theaters and concert halls may also reopen with limits on the maximum number of spectators.
- The opening of places of worship is conditioned to avoid the gathering of people, guaranteeing the possibility that visitors observe the distance of at least one meter from each other. Religious services are permitted.
- Currently there is no confined risk area in Italy.
- Air traffic with the EU, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein is allowed, but with limitations, since only essential movements are being carried out. Entry to Ireland as a third country national is not permitted.
- Public transport schedules returned to normal as of June 8, 2020, but capacity is limited to 20% of passengers and should only be used by essential workers or real need. The use of a mask is recommended.
- All shops are open from June 8 with mandatory social distancing measures. The restaurants, bars, pubs are open from June 29, as well as places of worship and wellness.
- Currently there is no confined risk area in this Ireland
If you have questions regarding mobility restrictions in the European Union, contact Duguech & Dip, we will be happy to help you.
This information does not constitute legal advice under any circumstances, serving only for informational purposes. In case you need professional services in the field of Global Immigration and Mobility, contact us.
* It must be taken into account that the regulations of any of the countries analyzed, as well as the established procedures, may change at any time and without prior notice.
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