Adria Ferries Travel in Albania - The new information

Travel in Albania - The new information

Adria Ferries informs its passengers of the most recent provisions of the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers (DPCM) in force up until next DPCM.

Travel in Albania - The new information

The Council of Ministers has resolved to extend the state of national emergency up until 31 December 2021, as a result of the health risk associated with the spread of pathologies caused by transmissible viruses, with particular reference to the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus and the associated pathology, COVID-19.

With the Order of 28 August 2021, Albania was confirmed as being on list “D”, as per Annex 20 to the DPCM dated 2 March 2021. As of 31 August 2021 and up until 25 October 2021, entry into Italy of people who have stayed in or travelled through Albania (or one of the other countries on list “D”) in the fourteen days prior to entry is permitted under the following conditions:

Italy – Albania

As of 6 September, citizens entering the Republic of Albania across all border crossing points must satisfy one of the following three conditions:

a) Have a vaccine passport indicating that the date of completion of the vaccination cycle is at least two weeks prior to the date of entry into Albania.

b) Present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a rapid antigen test taken within 48 hours of entry into Albania.

c) Possess a certificate of recovery from the SARS-COV 2 infection, issued within the six months of the date of entry into Albania.

These rules also apply to citizens travelling through Albania.

These conditions do not apply to children under six years of age.

Albanian citizens who enter Albania and do not possess one of the documents of points 1, 2 and 3 above must remain in a 10-day quarantine period and take a swab test at the end of said self-isolation period.

All the other measures previously issued remain in force.

For further information, consult the website https://punetejashtme.gov.al 

Albania – Italy

a) presentation to the carrier, upon embarkation, and to anyone appointed to carry out controls, of the COVID-19 Green Pass, issued upon completion of the prescribed cycle of an anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination, or a certificate issued by the competent health authorities following vaccination validated by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The certificates may be exhibited in both electronic and paper format.

b) presentation to the carrier, upon embarkation, and to anyone appointed to carry out controls, of certification confirming that a molecular or antigen swab test with a negative result has been taken in the seventy-two (72) hours prior to entry into the national territory.

c) presentation to the carrier, upon embarkation, and to anyone appointed to carry out controls, of the Passenger Locator Form in electronic format, by displaying it on your personal mobile device or in a printed paper copy.

If the certificates of letters a) and b) are not presented, entry into Italy is still permitted, but with the obligation of a five-day period of self-isolation and health monitoring (informing the competent local healthcare authority), at the address indicated on the Passenger Locator Form, and taking of a molecular or antigen swab test at the end of said period.

NB:

Travel is permitted for all reasons. It is therefore NO LONGER necessary to indicate a precise reason, such as: work, study, health, absolute urgency, return to domicile

Children under six years of age are not required to take the swab test.


COMPLETE EXEMPTION

The following categories are completely exempt from the obligations of a green pass/molecular or antigen swab test prior to departure, self-isolation and subsequent swab test:

• anyone who travels through Italian territory, in a private vehicle, for a period not exceeding thirty-six (36) hours, with the obligation, at the end of said period, of leaving the national territory immediately or, failing this, of starting a period of self-isolation of five (5) days, at the address indicated on the dPLF, and of taking a molecular or antigen swab test at the end of the period of self-isolation;

• anyone who enters Italy, for a period not exceeding one hundred and twenty (120) hours, for proven reasons of work, health or absolute urgency, with the obligation, at the end of said period, of leaving the national territory immediately or, failing this, of starting a period of self-isolation of five (5) days, at the address indicated on the dPLF, and of taking a molecular or antigen swab test at the end of the period of self-isolation;

• anyone re-entering the national territory after a maximum period of forty-eight (48) hours spent in a foreign location situated at a maximum distance of 60 km from the place of residence, domicile or habitation, provided that the journey is taken in a private vehicle; anyone who remains, for a maximum period of forty-eight (48) hours, in a location in the national territory situated at a maximum distance of 60 km from the place of residence, domicile or habitation, provided that the journey is taken in a private vehicle.

Travellers in categories 3) and 4) also do not have the obligation of filling out the dPLF.

The dispensations are obtained through self-certification.

PARTIAL EXEMPTION: Exceptions to the obligations of self-isolation and subsequent test

Without prejudice to the obligations of filling out the electronic passenger locator form (dPLF) and of taking a molecular or antigen swab test in the seventy-two (72) hours prior to entry into Italy, and in the absence of symptoms compatible with COVID-19, the obligation of a period of self-isolation of five (5) days, with subsequent molecular or antigen swab test, does not apply to:

d) entries for reasons of work governed by special safety protocols, approved by the competent health authority;

e) entries for non-deferrable reasons, with the prior authorisation of the Ministry of Health, and with the obligation of presenting to the carrier, upon embarkation, and to anyone appointed to carry out controls, the certification confirming that the holder has taken, in the forty-eight hours prior to entry into the national territory, a molecular or antigen swab test with a negative result;

h) citizens or residents of the States and territories on lists A, B, C and D who enter Italy for proven reasons of work, beyond 120 hours;

i) healthcare personnel entering Italy to exercise their profession, including temporarily, as indicated in Art. 13 of Decree Law no. 18 of 17 March 2020;

m) employees of firms and entities that have their registered office or a branch office in Italy, for travel abroad for proven reasons of work and for a maximum 120 hours;

n) officials and agents, howsoever called, of the European Union or of international organisations, diplomatic agents, administrative and technical personnel of diplomatic missions, consular officials and staff, military personnel, including those returning from international missions, law enforcement officers, personnel of the Information System for the Security of the Republic and fire-fighters in performance of their functions;

p) entries on «Covid-tested» flights, in accordance with the order of the Minister of Health of 23 November 2020, as subsequently amended;

q) entries for sporting events of national interest, in accordance with the requirements of Art. 49, paragraph 5, of the DPCM of 2 March 2021.

The dispensations are obtained through self-certification.

 

Download the Passenger Locator Form:
 
 
Consult the Passenger Locator Form:
 
 
 
 
VALID DOCUMENTS TO TRAVEL
 
To travel, you need a valid document, passport or identity card valid for expatriation. In the event of an expired document, please proceed with a permit request to the authorities in charge at the following contacts.
 
PASSENGERS WITHOUT  VALID DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE BOARD
 
For reservations plese contact our Booking Center at +39 07150211621 or book directly online HERE
 
 
Useful numbers:
 
Ambasciata d’Italia a Tirana
Address: AL, Rruga Papa Gjon Pali II 1010, Tirana, Albania
Telephone: 00355 4 227 5900
 
Consolato Albanese di Bari
Address: Via Pasquale Villari, 50, 70122 Bari, Italy
Telephone: 0039 080 5289728 / 8976960
 
Consolato Generale della Repubblica d'Albania a Milano
Address: Via San Martino, 10, 20121 Milano, Italia
Telephone: 0039 02 8051265
 
For further information you can visit the institutional websites below:
 
 

Travel safely with the anti-Covid measures adopted by our company.

 

Adria Ferries guarantees its passengers the following precautionary measures:

• frequent cleaning and disinfection of the vessels, with particularly focus on the common areas;

• use by the crew of personal protective equipment, to safeguard their own and our customers’ health;

• display of informational material on prevention measures (hand washing and social distancing)

• installation of sanitising gel dispensers for use by all passengers;

• optimisation of the areas inside the vessel to guarantee social distancing of customers and crew;

• instructions provided by the crew on how to prevent risks and manage any cases of potential coronavirus symptoms.

 

 

 

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