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Visas to enter Italy


The Visa Office handles the issuance of visas allowing applicants entrance into Italy or the EU. Office personnel are available to the public for consultation on what type of visa to apply for.


 Urgent notice for visa applicants and appointment requesters

The Embassy of Italy strongly recalls that information on visas and appointments are disclosed and communicated only to the interest person/applicant.

The appointment is always granted free of charge.

No agency or intermediary is authorized to provide such services. Any proposal to this effect configures a fraud and will be promptly reported to the relevant authorities.

The Visa Office will not provide any feedback to requests for information or appointments received without signature nor accompanied by a copy of the identity document of the applicants, or of any other legal document that identifies the person as a direct interest party.

The appointments can be made through the online booking system, which is easily accessible, free and transparent.

Visa Information System (VIS)

Beginning 14 november 2013 the Visa Office of the Italian Embassy will start working with the VIS