What are the mandatory vaccinations required to enter Italy?

  • MMR- measles/mumps/rubella
  • DPT- diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus
  • Poliovirus vaccines

NOTE: Tourists need to consult a travel agent for latest and updated information on required vaccination prior to their departure to visit Italy.

Other optional but recommended Vaccination for Travellers visiting Italy:

  • Hepatitis-B

What type of Health Insurance is valid for Tourists or Visitors in Italy?

  • Consult your medical service provider for the facilities related to the medical terms that will they cover emergency expenses.
  • Medical facilities in Italy are adequate.
  • Emergency services are available and are of free of cost.

NOTE: Tourists or Visitors need to consult medical travel insurance providers and/or travel agents to know details about insurance policy limitations in Italy and whether it covers all expenses or not in case of medical emergency during your stay in Italy.

Health tips while travelling to Italy:

  • Carry full medical prescription and the basic medicines which can be used in general like: stomach ache, joint pains etc. But must cross check the drugs which you carrying with you may be banned in that country.
  • Prevent insect bites.
  • Sanitize your hands always.
  • Drink bottled water only.
  • Pay attention to food and water.

NOTE: While you are recommended to carry prescription from home country some medicines may not be legal or available in Italy. Travellers are recommended to consult a travel agent and medical advisers for alternative medicines in Italy.

Also Read: Customs followed in Italy

Last update on January 25, 5:09 pm by Nidhi S.