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Hi, I'm from Malaysia and will be flying to Italy (Venice and Rome) on May 31st. I received 2 doses of Sinovac in Malaysia (which is not recognised by Italy as it is not EMA approved). However, I received a Pfizer Booster Shot 4 months ago. I checked the QR code of my Pfizer Booster on the VerificaC19 App got a Green Tick — it was valid. My question is: Would this Pfizer Booster be sufficient for me to enter Italy since the App gave me a tick? Or will I have to take a 2nd Pfizer Booster/ Take a COVID test before entering? Thanks so much!

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Hi Wei,

I cannot be certain but if the app says 'cerificazione valida in Italia e Europa' with the green tick it does translate as valid.

I was in Italy last November and never once was asked to show a pass. I am travelling to Italy again next Saturday for a few days and will just have my British NHS app.

Sorry I can't be of any more help.

Have a great time in Italy, eating in Venice can be expensive for touristic below par food, I recommend finding these places here. https://www.veneziaristoranti.it/it/ristoranti.html18      They are all good, especially the antiche carampane. https://www.antichecarampane.com/it/38   These are not places to get pizza or lasagne, wait till you get to Rome for these! After sightseeing in Rome Trastevere is a lively place to stroll around with plenty of decent restaurants.

 all the best.

Gip

Hi Wei En,

My case (3 doses of vaccine) may not apply to you. My COVID-19 digital certificate recognized by EU had been verified while I checked in at a airline counter in Taiwan. My final Italy destination is Torino and had connecting flight in Amsterdam. Nobody asked me to show them with my COVID-19 digital certificate at both airports. For my understanding, 2 doses of vaccine is required to entering EU and Italy. So, avoiding any problems and suggesting you to have 2nd Pfizer vaccine before entering Italy.