When travelling from Malpensa Airport it is important to check you have the necessary documents prior to travel. Passengers are required to provide proof of ID in order to check in. For international travel a valid passport, and visa where necessary, is required. Many authorities require a passport that is valid for at least six months at the time of flying.
In certain instances, such as domestic flights, passengers are allowed to travel using their ID cards as a valid form of identification. If in doubt, check with your airline or booking agent before setting off to the airport, otherwise you may be refused entry.
If travelling outside of the EU, passengers may require a valid visa for the duration of their stay, as well as health documents. Please ensure that you have all the relevant documentation prior to travel.
Malpensa international Airport Schengen Countries
Passengers’ travelling within Schengen countries are required to provide proof of ID when going through security, however, passage through the airport is much simpler and quicker when travelling to or from a country within the Schengen agreement. Passengers travelling to a Schengen destination must show a current identity document that is valid for foreign travel.
Countries within the Schengen Agreement are:
- Iceland (non-EU)
- Liechtenstein (non-EU)
- Norway (non-EU)
- Czech Republic
- Switzerland (non-EU)
Non-Schengen EU Countries
There are a number of countries which are EU members but have not signed up/are not members of the Schengen agreement. These are:
- United Kingdom
Travel to the USA
As from January 2009 passengers travelling to the USA have to apply online for travel authorisation (ESTA – Electronic System for Travel Authorisation) to visit the United States under the Visa Waiver Program.
Travel to Canada
Since March 2016, all foreign nationals travelling to Canada without visas are required to have an electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) before embarking on their flight.