An official website of the United States government

December 14, 2021

Do not travel to Italy due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to terrorism. 

Read the Department of State’sCOVID-19 pagebefore you plan any international travel. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Italy due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country.  There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Italy.  Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized vaccine.  Before planning any international travel, please review the CDC’s specific recommendations for fully vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers 

Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 and related restrictions and conditions in Italy. 

Country Summary:  Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Italy. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas.

Read thecountry information page. 

If you decide to travel to Italy: 


Last update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information