AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS VISITING SAN MARINO
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Australian citizen for short-stay period in San Marino starting from 2021.
A valid passport is required to enter San Marino. All tourists entering Sammarinese territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Sammarinese 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.
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Australia 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 Australian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
San Marino is an enclave within the Republic of Italy. 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).
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 San Marino with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.
Australia and San Marino
Australia and San Marino established formal diplomatic relations in 1995, with accreditation through the Australian Embassy in Rome. Growing relations were recognised in the signing of a bilateral Tax Information Exchange Agreement and a reciprocal Working Holiday Maker (WHM) visa program. This is a cultural exchange program which provides young adults from either country opportunity to enjoy an extended holiday during which they can work and study in the other country.
The two countries have an insignificant economic relationship, and no official statistics are on record. The situation is much the same with Sammarinese ancestry within Australia, and there appears to be no migration to speak of.
Australians wanting to visit San Marino can presently do so with just a valid passport. Once ETIAS is in place, Australians will have to apply through ETIAS for pre-authorisation, following a similar process to Australia’s own ETA system.
List of Sammarinese diplomatic offices in Australia
Consulate General of San Marino, Australia
Address: 38 Royena Road, Moorabbin, 3189
Phone: (+61-3) 95559963
Fax: (+61-3) 95533735
Embassy of San Marino in Victoria, Australia
Address: 94 Orlando Street Hampton Victoria 3188
Phone: (03) 9502 5078, 9347 5896
Fax: (03) 9502 5078
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About San Marino
Area: 61 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +378