What you need to know when travelling to Sardinia
All information about Covid-19 in Sardinia: what is required to enter Sardinia, what are the updated entry rules. According to the current regulations and limitations.
Entry requirements – Sardinia
ENTRY FROM OTHER ITALIAN REGIONS
The UE Certificate Covid-19 (Green Pass) is NOT longer mandatory for travel between all italian regions.
ENTRY FROM EUROPE AND OTHER COUNTRIES
Apply until 31st May
Entry for tourism purposes from countries of the European Union, the Schengen area and other NON-EU countries are permitted following these rules:
- Present the UE Covid certificate (Green Pass) providing only one of the following: vaccination, recovery status or a negative Covid-test result.
a) Fully vaccinated (two shots) carried out less than 9 months ago;
b) Fully vaccinated + booster (third dose).
Provide a Recovery Covid-19 Certificate not older than 6 months.
Negative test result of PCR test within 72h prior your arrival or an antigen test prior 48h.
Children under 6 years old are exempt of taking a Covid-19 test.
Certificates must be submitted in one of the following languages: Italian, English, French or Spanish.
The vaccines approved by the EMA are valid for the Green certificate: Pfizer-BioNtech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Jansen (Johnson & Johnson), Novavax.
IF YOU DON’T PROVIDE THE GREEN PASS BEFORE ENTERING SARDINIA
You are subject to fiduciary isolation for 5 days, at the end of which an antigen or PCR test will be required.
PLEASE CHECK THE OFFICIAL WEBSITES FOR MORE INFORMATION
Useful numbers from abroad: +39 0232008345 +39 0283905385. From Italy: 1500
Covid-19 Testing Centers in Sardinia
List of centers and labs where to take the antigen and PCR swabs in Sardinia. Visit the page dedicated to Covid-test centers and pharmacies in Sardinia authorized for the issue of the Green Pass. You find labs addresses, contacts and map.
Green Pass (EU Digital Covid Certificate)
WHEN AND WHAT IS IT FOR?
From 1 July 2021, the COVID-19 covid certificate is valid as an Eu digital COVID certificate and it is needed to travel to and from all countries of the European Union and the Schengen area.
The Covid Certificate – Green Pass – certifies one of the following status:
- Fully vaccinated
- Recovered from Covid-19
- A negative PCR or antigen Covid-19 test prior travels or events.
WHAT IS IT FOR?
It is required to participate in public events, to travel between foreign countries as well as between Italian regions and public trasports. Other areas in which it is required in Italy:
- Work places
- Public Trasnsport (planes, trains, ferries, buses)
- Hotels and accommodations
- Restaurants and bars
- Public Events
- Sport events
- Museums and places of culture as well as archeological sites
- Swimming pools and gyms
- Thermal centers
- Theme parks
- Game rooms
- Shops (beauticians, general stores)
ITALIAN GREEN PASS: WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS
The Italian green pass is already active in paper and digital format and downloadable on PC, smartphone and tablet. Contains a QR code that certifies its validity and authenticity. It can be downloaded and printed via APP Immuni or APP IO, on the website www.dgc.gov.it, on the website of the Regional Electronic Health Record www.fascicolosanitario.gov.it/fascicoli-regionale
It is also available in printed format issued by your doctor or pharmacist.
The green pass is nothing more than the vaccination certificate at the end of the vaccination cycle (including booster). It is also considered a Covid-19 green pass:
- the recovery from Covid-19, issued by the Local heath center
- a negative molecular (PCR) or antigen test.
HOW TO GET THE GREEN PASS IN ITALY?
- Complete vaccination (two doses) + booster. Green Pass with only two doses is valid for 6 months.
- Covid-19 recovery. Valid: 6 months from the end of isolation date.
- Covid-19 Test (antigen or molecular PCR). The antigen swab is valid for 48 hours or PCR for 72h and must be certified by the facility that carries out the test.
FAQ: Questions & answers
The rules change quickly so it is advisable to consult the official channels before traveling
- Do I have to get a Covid-19 test before my arrival in Sardinia?
According to current regulations, travellers from other Italian regions can enter Sardinia without the green pass. For arrival from foreign countries further see the info above.
- Do I have to quarantine once I arrive in Sardinia?
Currently and until May 31, 2022 for arrivals from abroad, a 5-day quarantine is required for those who don’t provide a valid Green Pass. Contact the official websites for more information.
- What should I do if I am not vaccinated?
If you arrive from any foreign countries you will need to present a negative antigen or PCR pre-departure test. Contact the official websites for more information.
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Attention: the travel requirements are as reported on the official website of the Sardinia Region and the Italian Government. Given the evolution of the pandemic situation, they may undergo changes based on further ordinances. Always stay up to date on the official channels before you travel.