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AMERICAN CITIZENS VISITING ITALY


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every American citizen for short-stay period in Italy starting from 2021.

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A valid passport is required to enter Italy. All tourists entering Italian territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Italian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of United States of America who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every American citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
Italian custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Italian territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigarillos (100), cigars (50), tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (1L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).


Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Italy with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


List of American diplomatic offices in Italy


Consular Agency of United States in Palermo, Italy

Address: Via Vaccarini, 1, 90143 PALERMOCheck on map


Phone: (+39) 091.305.857


Fax: (+39) 091.625.6026


Email: uscitizenspalermo@state.gov


Website: https://it.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/naples/consular-agency-palermo/


Consulate General of United States in Naples, Italy

Address: Piazza della Repubblica, 80122 Napoli, ItalyCheck on map


Phone: (+39) 081.583.8111


Fax: (+39) 081-583-8275/081-761-1804


Email: uscitizensnaples@state.gov


Website: https://it.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/naples/


Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM-12:00 PM


Consulate General of United States in Milan, Italy

Address: Via Principe Amedeo 2/10, 20121 Milano (Italia)Check on map


Phone: (+39) 02.290351


Fax: (+39) 02 2903 5440 / (+39) 02 2900 1165


Website: https://it.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/milan/


Office Hours: 08:30-12:30 and 13:30-17:30


Consular Agency of United States in Genoa, Italy

Address: Via Dante, 43, 16121 GenovaCheck on map


Phone: (+39) 010.584.492


Fax: (+39) 010.5533.033


Email: usconsge@libero.it


Website: https://it.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/milan/consular-agency-genoa/


Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 11:00 AM-3:00 PM


Consulate General of United States in Florence, Italy

Address: Via Lungarno Vespucci, 38, 50123 FirenzeCheck on map


Phone: (+39) 055.266.951


Fax: (+39) 055 284088


Website: https://it.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/florence/


Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM-12:30 PM


Embassy of United States in Rome, Italy

Address: Palazzo Margherita, Via Vittorio Veneto 121, 00187 Roma, ItalyCheck on map


Phone: (+39) 06.46741


Website: https://it.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/rome/



List of Italian diplomatic offices in United States of America


Italian Consulate General SAN FRANCISCO

Address: 2590 Webster St., San Francisco, CA, 94115Check on map


Phone: (415) 292-9210, (415) 931-4924


Fax: (415) 931-7205


Email: visti.sanfrancisco@esteri.it


Website: http://www.conssanfrancisco.esteri.it/Consolato_SanFrancisco


Office Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday: from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon Visa Office hours: Open to the public only on Monday and Thursday from 1.00 pm to 3.30 pm.


Details: Jurisdiction: Alaska, California (except the following counties: Imperial Valley, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo and Ventura, which fall within the jurisdiction of the Consulate General in Los Angeles), Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Hawai'i.  Also, the following American territories of: Guam, Caroline Islands, Yap, Northern Mariana Islands.

Italian Consulate General NEW YORK

Address: 690 Park Ave., New York, NY, 10021Check on map


Phone: (212) 737-9100


Fax: (212) 249-4945


Email: info.newyork@esteri.it


Website: http://www.consnewyork.esteri.it/Consolato_NewYork


Office Hours: Office hours: Monday - Friday 9.00 - 17.00 Open to the public: Monday - Friday 9.00 - 12.30


Details: Jurisdiction: The Consulate General in New York provides services to residents in the States of New York and Connecticut and the British Territories of Bermuda Islands. It can issue visas also for a portion of New Jersey (Counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren).

Italian Consulate NEWARK

Address: One Gateway Center - Suite 100, Newark, NJ, 07102Check on map


Phone: 1 (973) 643 1448


Fax: 1 (973) 643 3043


Email: consolato.newark@esteri.it


Office Hours: Opening Times: The Consulate is open to the public from Monday to Friday, from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM.


Details: Jurisdiction: The Consulate of Italy in Newark provides services to residents in the following counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren.

Consulate General of Italy in Miami, United States

Address: 4000 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 590, Coral Gables, FL 33146, United StatesCheck on map


Phone: +1-305-374-6322


Fax: +1-305-374-7945


Email: italconsulmiami@gmail.com


Website: http://www.consmiami.esteri.it/Consolato_Miami


Details: Jurisdiction: Alabama, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Florida, Georgia, Island of Saba, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, St. Eustatius, South Carolina, Turks and Caicos, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles, United States

Address: 12400 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA, 90025Check on map


Phone: (310) 820-0622


Fax: (310) 820-0727


Email: consolato.losangeles@esteri.it


Website: http://www.conslosangeles.esteri.it/Consolato_LosAngeles


Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 12:30 pm, Wednesday from 9 am to 12:30 pm and from 2 pm to 3:30 pm Thursday the Offices of the Italian Consulate General are closed.


Details: Jurisdiction: Arizona, California (The following counties: Imperial Valley, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Ventura), New Mexico, Nevada.

Consulate General of Italy in Houston, United States

Address: 1300 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 660, Houston, Texas 77056, United StatesCheck on map


Phone: 713-850 7520


Fax: 713-850 9113


Email: italcons.houston@esteri.it


Website: http://www.conshouston.esteri.it/Consolato_Houston


Details: Jurisdiction: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas

Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, United States

Address: 1026 Public Ledger Building, 100 South 6th St., Philadelphia, PA 19106-3470, United StatesCheck on map


Phone: 215 592 7329


Fax: 215 592 9808


Email: urp.filadelfia@esteri.it


Website: http://www.consfiladelfia.esteri.it/Consolato_Filadelfia


Office Hours: Office Hours for the General Public: Monday through Friday 9:00 - 12:00 Office Hours for Visa applications: Mon.- Wed. - Fri 9:00am - 12:00pm


Details: Jurisdiction: The Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia provides services to residents in the following States:  Pennsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina, West Virginia, New Jersey (only the following counties: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean and Salem. The remaining counties are under the jurisdiciton of the Consulate General in New York for visas and for all other matters under the jurisdiction of the Consulate in Newark), ** Maryland (except for the counties of Montgomery and Prince George which fall under the jurisdiction of the consular section of the Italian Embassy in Washington, DC) and Virginia (except for the counties of Arlington and Fairfax which are also under the consular section of the Italian Embassy in Washington, DC).

Consulate General of Italy in Detroit, United States

Address: 535 Griswold, Suite 1840, Detroit, MI, 48226, USACheck on map


Phone: (313) 963-8560


Fax: (313) 963-8180


Email: inform.detroit@esteri.it


Website: http://www.consdetroit.esteri.it/Consolato_Detroit


Office Hours: Open to the public: MON - FRI from 9:00am until 12:00 noon, and WEDNESDAY also from 2.00pm to 4.00pm Telephone inquiries are taken until 4:00pm. Our U.S. Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (E.S.T.)


Details: Consul of Italy in Detroit: Marco Nobili Jurisdiction: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee

Consulate General of Italy in Chicago, United States

Address: 500 North Michigan Ave., Suite 1850, Chicago, IL, 60611, United StatesCheck on map


Phone: (312) 467-1550/1/2


Fax: (312) 467-1335


Email: italcons.chicago@esteri.it


Website: http://www.conschicago.esteri.it/Consolato_Chicago


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9.00 - 12.30


Consulate General of Italy in Boston, United States

Address: 600 Atlantic Avenue 17th floor, Boston, MA 02210, United StatesCheck on map


Phone: +1 (617) 722-9201/02/03


Fax: +1 (617) 722-9407


Email: archivio.boston@esteri.it


Website: http://www.consboston.esteri.it/Consolato_Boston


Office Hours: Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Details: Jurisdiction: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont.

Embassy of Italy

Address: 3000 Whitehaven Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20008, United StatesCheck on map


Phone: 12 02 612 4400


Fax: (202) 518-2151


Email: visti.washington@esteri.it


Website: http://www.ambwashingtondc.esteri.it/ambasciata_washington


Office Hours: The Offices of the Consular Section are open to the public from 10:00am until 12:30pm Monday through Friday. - The Notary Office is open by appointment only on Tuesdays and Thursdays. - The Visa Office is open to the public from 10:00am until 12:30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays.



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About Italy

Capital: Rome
Languages:
  • Italian;
  • German (parts of Trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly German-speaking);
  • French (small French-speaking minority in Valle d'Aosta region);
  • Slovene (Slovene-speaking minority in the Trieste-Gorizia area)

Area: 301,230 KM2
Population: 60,340,328
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +39

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