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ISRAELI CITIZENS VISITING ITALY


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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

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Documents
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 Israel 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 authorization will become a mandatory requirement for every Israeli 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 Israeli diplomatic offices in Italy


Embassy of Israel iin Rome, Italy

Address: Via Michele Mercati,14, 00197 Rome, ItalyCheck on map


Phone: 06 36198500


Fax: 06 36198555


Email: info-coor@roma.mfa.gov.il


Website: http://rome.mfa.gov.il/


Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 09.00 12.00



List of Italian diplomatic offices in Israel


Embassy of Italy in Tel Aviv, Israel

Address: Trade Tower Building, 25 Hamered Street 21Check on map


Phone: 972 3 510 4004


Fax: 972 3 510 0235


Email: stampa.telaviv@esteri.it


Website: http://www.ambtelaviv.esteri.it



Medical Information

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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

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug
Type L Italian 3-pin  L Italian 3-pin

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Travel info for Italy