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ISRAELI CITIZENS VISITING VATICAN CITY STATE


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Israeli citizen for short-stay period in Vatican City State starting from 2021.

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A valid passport is required to enter Vatican City. All tourists entering Vatican territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Vatican 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 authorisation 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
Vatican City 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 (200), cigarillos (100), cigars (50), tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (1L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • 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).


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 Vatican City State


Embassy of Israel in Vatican City

Address: VIA MICHELE MERCATI 12, 00197 ROMA, VaticanCheck on map


Phone: 39 06 36198690/1/2


Fax: 39 06 36198626


Email: INFO-VAT@HOLYSEE.MFA.GOV.IL


Website: http://VATICAN.MFA.GOV.IL



Medical Information

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About Vatican City State

Capital: Vatican City
Languages:
  • Latin;
  • Italian;
  • French

Area: 0 KM2
Population: 921
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +379

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type L Italian 3-pin  L Italian 3-pin

Country Specific Info

Travel info for Vatican City State