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You will have a business trip or private visit to Italy; think about what documents international tourists and visitors need to have to make their travel pleasant and successful. You should be good prepared to visit a foreign country, especially if you are not from the European Union country. Learn what travel documents you need to have. If you are going to use your own car for traveling, get to know requirements to a motor vehicle and driving documents, health and car insurance as well as the country's road traffic rules, emergency numbers and other information. Read also our road safety guides for safe traveling by the motor vehicle.
Entry into Italian territory is allowed to the alien who is not belonging to the European Union countries or stateless person only if he/she:
The amount of money is depended by the length of stay.
Foreigners, who come to Italy for visits, business, tourism, or study for periods that do not exceed three months, do not have to ask permission to stay but need to make the “Declaration of presence”.
From 19 January 2013, it is come into force the new European driving license. The license of the European Union is unique and equal for all European citizens; it has a card format with the digital photo of the driver. In Europe any person can hold a single driving document and no one is in possession of more licenses issued by different European States.
Foreigners, who are not from the European Union country, for driving on the Italian roads legally must have an International Driver License which is a translation of the original driving document on the main United Nations languages in addition to their valid driver permit issued by the authority of their country of origin.While driving, every visitor needs to have with him/her a translation of domestic driving permit as well as an original driver document.
In Italy, the professional driver qualification card is a qualifying document that is added to the driving license. It is required for all drivers engaged in professional road transport on vehicles whose driving license is required in categories C, CE, D and DE. The driver qualification card is issued for each of the two modes of transport to drive vehicles used to carry things and vehicles used to transport people. The document issued for a type of transport does not permit to drive the other category. The request for obtaining the professional driver license can be submitted to the Provincial Department of Motor Vehicles. The professional driver qualification card is valid for five years and can be renewable. Its validity of is not directly related to the validity of the driving license; two documents may bear different maturities.
As to the road traffic rules, anyone who exceeds the speed limit while driving on any road in Italy will be punished by a fine from 40 to 3200 euro depending by the violation. Moreover, if the speed limit is exceeded over 40 km/h, a driver will have from 6 to 10 points on the driver license and even the license suspension for 3-12 months. In case of the relapse speed limit more than 60km/h within two years, it might be the revocation of the driving license. Penalties are increased for young and professional drivers.
In light of the new traffic rules, scooters (mopeds) must be insured and drivers must have the driving license or certificate of eligibility to drive them.