Documents required


Before leaving, we advise you to double check the expiration date of your travel documents for Italy (passport or identity card).


Holidays in Italy: travel documents needed for Italy for EU tourists

Italy is one of the European countries that have ratified the Schengen treaty, thanks to which borders between many EU member states and some non-EU have been abolished: the citizens of the countries that have approved this treaty are not required to show any documents to get into one of the other member countries. Thanks to this 'revolution' in the documents needed to visit Italy, travelling to Italy has become much easier and faster to organize!


Holidays in Italy: travel documents needed for non-EU tourists

As for people from non-EU countries who take their holidays in Italy, the documents required vary depending on the origin: for some states, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, United States, Korea South America, Mexico, Hong Kong and Singapore, there is no need to apply for a tourist visa if their stay does not exceed 90 days; for all other visitors the travel documents needed for Italy is a visa, also required for shorter visits.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Italian MFA