What to do

Green pass

From 1st September 2021, on the basis of Legislative Decree no. 111 of 6 August 2021, in order to travel by air on all flights departing from or arriving at Italian airports, you must hold a Green pass (*) or equivalent certificates. Please note that under current regulations, airline companies are responsible for carrying out Green pass checks in order for passengers to access their transport services. 
* with the exception of minors excluded by age from the vaccination campaign (up to 12 years of age) and with the exception of those who are exempt on the basis of appropriate medical certification.

Protective equipment

According to the measures for the containment of the COVID-19 infection, as set out in the provisions of the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers and by the President of the Lazio Region, it is compulsory throughout the country to always carry protective respiratory equipment and to use it in indoor places other than private homes, including means of transport.
N.B. Children under six years of age, people with illnesses or disabilities that are not compatible with the continuous use of a mask and people who interact with them are not required to wear a mask.
The technical standards for aviation (Appendix 15 of Italian Prime Ministerial Decree 02/03/2021) require passengers to wear a surgical mask on board the aircraft, which must be changed every 4 hours.
The use of a surgical mask on board is intended as a minimum requirement for protective equipment. Passengers without a surgical mask on board should contact security.

Rules of conduct on board and at airports

As stated in the "Guidelines for information to users and organisational arrangements to contain the spread of COVID-19 on public transport - Technical Appendix on the air sector" (Appendix 15 Italian Prime Ministerial Decree 02/03/2021) from 1st September 2021 to 31st December 2021, access to aircraft is only permitted to persons with a green COVID-19 certificate. This measure does not apply to persons excluded from the vaccination campaign and those who are exempt. 
 It is compulsory to wear a face mask and it is recommended that, where possible, people should stand at least one metre apart inside the terminals and at all other airport facilities.  Body temperatures must be taken and Green Pass checks must also be carried out before entering sensitive areas within the airport and before boarding.
Airlines must acquire self-certification from passengers which certifies that they have not been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for Covid-19 in the two days prior to the onset of symptoms and up to 14 days after the onset of symptoms (7 days in the case of vaccinated travellers). Passengers must also undertake to notify the airline and the competent health authority of any occurrence of Covid symptoms within 8 days of landing.
For further information, please consult the regulations in force, the Italian Ministry of Health’s website (in Italian), the WHO website (in English) and the website for the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Viaggiare Sicuri (Travel Safely), where you can also find updates on the countries of destination.

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Before reaching security control, all passengers are required to provide immediate availability of the digital Covid Certificate or equivalent health certificate which, according to the provisions in force, will bechecked at the boarding gate together with travel and identity documents.



Watch the video to find out more about all the security measures implemented by Aeroporti di Roma.



Useful news


  • Health checks on all arriving and departing passengers are being carried out by health workers.
  • Bars and restaurants remain open to guarantee refreshment services for passengers passing through the airport; Aeroporti di Roma also informs you that commercial activities have temporarily reduced their operations. Aeroporti di Roma has also enhanced the supply of vending machines so that they are always adequately stocked and can guarantee an adequate service.
  • The Border Police is put into action so that there are no obstructions or groups of passengers struggling to complete the self-declaration forms.
  • Every day, from 24:00 to 03:00, the departure and arrival areas of Leonardo da Vinci International Airport will be closed to the public to allow for the necessary sanitisation of the areas.