Italy visa requirements for Emiratis

Travel and visa requirements

Italian Visa is not required for Emiratis

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • United Arab Emirate citizens can travel to Italy without obtaining a visa for a stay up to 90 days.
  • Two pages of the passports of visitors are required to be made blank for entry stamp.
  • Passports must have at least six months validity remaining beyond your planned date of departure.
  • There are no certificate of vaccination needed for visiting Italy.
  • Currencies that are below 10,000 Euros are required to be declared upon arrival and departure.
  • Travellers are not required to pay any airport tax upon their departure from the airport.
  • Visitors must provide evidence of sufficient funds for the duration of stay in Italy with bank statements from three months before arrival.
  • Valid health/accident/repatriation insurance with full international coverage is required from visitors.
  • The flight time from Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates to Italy is 5 hours, 51 minutes.
  • Italy uses the Central European Summer Time zone (GMT+2) which puts the United Arab Emirates 3 hours ahead of Italy.
  • The country has greatly influenced and contributed to diverse fields, notably the art, music, literature, philosophy, science and technology, fashion, cinema, cuisine, sports as well as jurisprudence, banking and business.
  • As a reflection of its cultural wealth, Italy is home to the world's largest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites and is the fifth-most visited country.
  • The country also has rich collections of art, culture and literature from many periods. 
  • Furthermore, Italy has an overall estimate 100,000 monuments such as museums, palaces, buildings, statues, churches, art galleries, villas, fountains, historic houses and archaeological remains.
  • Italy has about fourteen volcanoes and is surrounded by four different seas- the Adriatic Sea in the east, the Lonian Sea in the south, and the Ligurian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea in the west.
  • In most of the northern and central regions of Italy, the climate ranges from humid subtropical to humid continental and oceanic.
  • The waterways are largely used for transportation in Italy followed by road transport, railways and airports.
  • Rome, Milan, Venice and Florence are also among the world's top 100 destinations.
  • Italy's official language is Italian. Although,  Albanian, Catalan, German, Greek, Slovene, Croatian, French, Franco-Provencal, Friulian, Ladin, Occitan and Sardinian are formally recognised as minority languages.
  • Some of the most popular Italian foods are pizza, pasta, espresso and gelato.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the legal driving age in Italy?

The minimum Italy age restriction is 18 years old (age may vary by car category) and you must have had your license for 1 year. Drivers under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge.

Is it safe to travel to Italy?

Although Italy is generally a safe place to visit, it is still good to take some precautions before you leave home. 

What is the capital of Italy?

The capital of Italy is Rome. The country is located in the central portion of the Italian peninsula, on the Tiber River about 15 miles inland from the Tyrrhenian Sea.