Are you one of the exempt persons?

With the exception of the categories BORN and RESIDENTS in the Municipality of Venice, children under the age of 14 and Disability Card holders and their accompanying caregivers, also exempt from the reservation obligation,
people who fall into the EXEMPT category must compulsorily REGISTER without having to proceed with the payment of the Access Fee.

 

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LIST OF CATEGORIES EXEMPTED FROM PAYMENT OF THE ACCESS FEE

Categories for which no action is required: 

  • Persons born in the Municipality of Venice;
  • Residents in the Municipality of Venice;
  • Children under the age of 14;

In case of a check, it will only be necessary to show an Identity Document.

  • Disability Card holders and their accompanying caregivers.

In case of a check, it will only be necessary to show the Disability Card. 

Non-paying categories but which must apply for exemption (according to art. 4, paragraph 3-bis of Legislative Decree no. 23 of 14 March 2011):

  • Workers, including commuters:
    - Employees, who work, continuously or even temporarily, in the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice or in the other minor islands of the lagoon.
    - Self-employed persons or entrepreneurs, who have their business office or domicile in the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice or in the other minor islands of the lagoon.
    - Employees or self-employed persons and entrepreneurs who access, for their work, the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice or the other minor islands of the lagoon;
  • Students, including commuters, of schools of any level, of university and post-graduate institutes that are based in the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice or in the other minor islands of the lagoon;
  • Persons and members of the households of persons who have paid the IMU (property tax) in the Municipality of Venice.

 

Additional non-paying categories that must apply for exemption:

  • Persons staying in the accommodation facilities referred to in Article 2 of the Venice City Council's Tourist Tax Regulations, located within the municipal territory and providing temporary paid accommodation for any reason, insofar as they are subject to the tourist tax referred to in Article 4, paragraph 1 of Legislative Decree no. 23 of 14 March 2011; this exemption is recognised from the day of arrival to the day of departure at the accommodation;
  • Residents registered in the temporary population register referred to in Article 32 of Presidential Decree No. 223 of May 30, 1989;
  • Residents in the metropolitan city of Venice;
  • Residents in the Veneto Region;
  • Persons with disabilities, whose condition is certified in accordance with the Italian legislation in force pursuant to Article 3, paragraph 3 of Law no. 104 of February 5, 1992 or similar foreign legislation, and any accompanying person, If not the holder of a Disability Card.
  • Persons undergoing treatment or who have to undergo a medical examination at health facilities located in the ancient city of the Municipality of Venice and in the other minor islands of the lagoon;
  • Persons assisting or accompanying patients at health facilities located in the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice and in the other minor islands of the lagoon;
  • Persons accessing the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice and the other minor islands of the lagoon in order to participate in sports competitions recognised by CONI, its Federations, or Sports Promotion Bodies;
  • Persons accessing the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice and the other minor islands of the lagoon, by means of LPT lines specifically operated for the exclusive transport to the sports venue, in order to attend the relevant sports competition;
  • Public administrators and public authorities travelling to the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice and the other minor islands of the lagoon for institutional reasons;
  • Volunteers who serve in the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice and in the other minor islands of the lagoon, on the occasion of events and/or shows organised or sponsored by the municipal administration and in those organised by the Metropolitan City of Venice and the Veneto Region, as identified by a resolution of the Municipal Council;
  • Volunteers serving in the Ancient City of Venice and other smaller islands in the lagoon in case of emergencies;
  • Participants in paid events organised by the municipal administration or sponsored by the municipal administration identified by resolution of the Municipal Council;
  • Participants in events organised or sponsored by the Municipal Administration identified by resolution of the Municipal Council;
  • Personnel belonging to the Armed Forces and Law Enforcement bodies, including personnel belonging to the National Fire Brigade Corps, who access the Ancient City of Venice and the other minor islands of the lagoon for service requirements;
  • Tenants and their household members, of a property located in the Municipality of Venice, provided that they have a lease for non-tourist use;
  • People visiting prisons or detention centers in the ancient city of the Municipality of Venice;
  • Spouse, civil partner, cohabiting partner as declared pursuant to art. 1, par. 37, of Law no. 76 of May 20, 2016, relatives or relatives-in-law up to the 3rd degree of kin of residents in the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice or in the smaller islands of the lagoon;
  • Spouse, civil partner, cohabiting partner as declared pursuant to Article 1, paragraph 37 of Law no. 76 of May 20, 2016, relatives or relatives-in-law up to the 3rd degree of kinship of the deceased, attending a funeral in the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice or in the smaller islands of the lagoon;
  • Spouse, civil partner, cohabiting partner as declared pursuant to art. 1, par. 37, of Law no. 76 of May 20, 2016, relatives or relatives-in-law up to the 3rd degree of kin visiting subjects hosted in social-health facilities located in the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice or in the smaller islands of the lagoon;
  • Parties and persons summoned for reasons of justice or other reasons of public interest to public or judicial offices located in the Ancient City of the Municipality of Venice and in the other minor islands of the lagoon;
  • Persons who exclusively access the areas of Ponte della Libertà, P.le Roma, Stazione Marittima and Isola Nova del Tronchetto, limited to the time they remain there;
  • Persons visiting persons residing in the Old City or the smaller islands or persons registered in the temporary population register with residence in the Ancient City or the smaller islands;
  • Any other accesses of a temporary nature provided they are not for tourism purposes, authorised by resolution of the Municipal Council;
  • Upper secondary school students on an educational trip or visit;
  • Subjects who must go to the Municipality of Venice to participate in electoral or referendum consultations.
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