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Rilascio Visti per L'Italia (English Only)
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PLEASE NOTE THAT:

PASSPORTS MUST HAVE A VALIDITY OF AT LEAST 90 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF EXPIRY OF THE VISA TO BE  ISSUED.

The Embassy issues two kinds of Visa:

  • SCHENGEN VISA ( “VSU” ) which allow the holder to circulate within the whole of  Schengen  territory (i.e. Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain) and can be issued for a maximum of  90 days. They can be issued for the following reasons: Transit (“B” type), Tourism, Business, Religious purpose, Medical treatment, Sport competitions, Invitation, self-employment, Employment, Mission, Family reasons, Study, Professional training (all  “C”  type). The applicant has to apply at the Embassy of the Country of their main destination (according to the purpose of their journey and the length of the stay).

  • NATIONAL VISA (“VN”) valid only for Italy. These are the only Visa whose validity can be beyond 90 days. They can be issued for the following reasons: Business, Religious purpose, Medical treatment, Sport activities other than competitions, self-employment, Employment, Mission, Family reasons, Study, Professional training, Adoption, Domicile, Diplomatic mission, Re-entry, Family Re-union (all  “D” type). 

The processing time at least  takes 7 days for short-term visa (up to 30 days)  and 21 days for long-term visa (more than 30 days).

Visa fee is fixed every 3 months by the Embassy’s Decree and displayed on the “Information Board” in the Visa Section of the Embassy.

To apply both for “VSU” or “VN” Visa, the following documents have  to be submitted at the counter of the Visa Section of the Embassy.  A Verbal Note is also required for holders of diplomatic and official passports. The visa of diplomatic passports is free of charge.  

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1. TRANSIT   VISA    ( “B” type)

This Visa is issued for a maximum stay of 5 days and is subordinated to possession of travel ticket and Visa for the country of final destination.  

  1. Visa Application Form duly filled and signed by the applicant, which can be obtained free of charge from the Embassy;

  2. One passport-size photograph, pasted to the form;

  3. Visa for  the next destination after Italy;

  4. Confirmed Air ticket to the next destination after Italy;

  5. Confirmed and pre-paid hotel reservation. 

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2. TOURIST VISA    ( “C” type)

This Visa is issued for a maximum of 90 days.

  1. Visa Application Form duly filled and signed by the applicant, which can be obtained free of charge from the Embassy;

  2. One passport-size photograph, pasted to the form;

  3. Confirmed return Air ticket;

  4. Confirmed Hotel Booking or sponsorship letter by the inviting person (with proof of credit-worthiness of the host) and documents which prove the family relation;

  5. Proof of valid residence permit of the host if not Italian;

  6. Evidence (endorsement) of currency available (approx.  US$ 100 per day);

  7. Letter from the employer granting leave;

  8. Bank saving book  for at least the previous year (one original- which will be returned- and one copy)

  9. Medical insurance and insurance against accidents;

  10. Any other documents supporting the Visa application. 

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3. BUSINESS  VISA    ( “C” type)

  1. Visa Application Form duly filled and signed by the applicant, which can be obtained free of charge from the Embassy;

  2. One passport-size photograph, pasted to the form;

  3. Confirmed return Air ticket;

  4. Copy of the letter, fax or Telex (in Italian language) from the inviting Italian firm, whose original must be sent directly to the Embassy, listing the names of the persons travelling;

  5. Evidence (endorsement) of Currency available (approx.  US$ 100);

  6. Letter from the Vietnamese firm stating the qualifications of the persons for  whom  the Visa Application is being submitted , giving full details regarding its activities and its business relations with Italian companies;

  7. For  a Business visit sponsored by a government body, a letter  addressed to the Embassy  should be sent by  the sponsor;

  8. Health insurance and insurance against accidents;

  9.  Hotel reservation or proof of Italian hospitality.

  10. For participation to fairs in Italy, evidence of  the full payment of the stall (advance and balance of remaining fee) has to be included;      

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4. STUDY  VISA    ( “C” or “D” type)

  1. Visa Application Form duly filled and signed by the applicant, which can be obtained free of charge from the Embassy;

  2. One passport-sized photograph, pasted to the form;

  3. Confirmed return Air ticket;

  4. Acceptance of enrollment by the Italian school or University or Institution, stating the duration of  the courses;

  5. Receipt of payment of tuition fee;

  6. Documentation stating who will provide lodging, boarding and medical expenditures for the entire duration of stay in Italy;

THIS VISA IS FREE OF CHARGE

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5. FAMILY  RE-UNION  VISA    ( “D” type)

a)      If the applicant has to join permanently his/her relative who is Italian citizen or citizen of one of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Island, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and Liechtenstein, he/she has to produce a declaration with the attested signature of the relative living in Italy requesting the issue of the visa in favour of the spouse or the depending parent and marriage certificate or family status certificate.

b)      If the applicant has to join permanently his/her relative who is not citizen of  the above mentioned countries, he/she has to produce the authorization issued by the foreigner’s registration office of  the Italian Police Offices (Ufficio Stranieri della Questura), stating that his name and all  the required documents have been submitted under his/her name and have been accepted and must submit to the Embassy the documents under his/her name necessary to ascertain his/her identity and his/her relationship with the relatives residing in Italy:

  1. IN CASE THE APPLICANT IS THE SPOSE: marriage certificate;

  2. IN CASE THE APPLICANTS ARE CHILDREN: certificate of birth with the indication of their parent’s name or certificate of family status;

  3. IN CASE THE APPLICANTS ARE THE DEPENDING PARENTS: Birth certificate of the Italian resident son/daughter; family status providing the relationship between the two parties.

NOTE: All documents issued by the Vietnamese Authorities must be legalized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into Italian language and certified by the Embassy.     

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6. MEDICAL TREATMENT VISA (“C” or “D” type)

1.      Medical certificate by a Vietnamese doctor stating that the applicant necessitates to undergo a special medical treatment in Italy;

2.      Acceptance of the applicant by the Italian hospital or clinic;

3.      Evidence of sufficient financial private funds or an adequate insurance cover or a written commitments by an Italian citizen, private or public agency to bear all the necessary expenses; 

90 DAYS VISA FOR A DURATION OF 1 YEAR UP TO 5 YEARS CAN ALSO BE ISSUED, AS LONG AS THAT THE DURATION OF STAY ON EACH ENTRY DOES NOT EXCEED 90 DAYS PER SEMESTER. 

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VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE:

  • All  the above documents will be retained by this Embassy, so please do not attach any originals, which might be of importance to you. The Embassy may require, in some cases, further documentation or a personal interview with the applicant and reserves itself  the right to take the final decision. The presentation of all the documents requested does not imply necessarily the issue of the visa.

  • The Embassy of Italy wishes to bring to your kind notice that the consular visa you have been issued does not automatically guarantee the right to enter the Italian territory. The Italian Immigration Officers are the sole authority who is in a position to grant you the right to enter Italy on your arrival.

  • It is not permitted to carry out working activities, except for those who already have a work permit;

  • It is not permitted to enter Italy before the date shown on the visa;

  • It is imperative to leave the Italian territory within the expiry of the visa;

  • The foreign citizen must report arrival to the nearest Police Station within eight days from your arrival into Italy (if you stay in a hotel, the hotel will do it for you by asking for your passport on your arrival);

  • Students must report their arrival to the nearest Police Station within eight days from their arrival in to Italy, producing a certificate of enrolment at a university or school.

  • The Permit of Stay issued by the Italian Police Office (Questura) as an extension of a National Visa, along with his valid national  Passport or travel document, will allow the foreign citizen to freely move  for a maximum of 90 days in the semester in the other Schengen Country’s’ territory 

  • The foreign citizen should report his presence to the police within 3 days upon his arrival in the other Schengen Country.

  •  Since the informative system rounds off the decimal figure of the fee, the amount actually charged may be higher than the one appearing on the sticker;

  • There is no extra charge such as “Urgent fees” or any other. Anyone being offered, outside or inside the Embassy, special services against payment of additional fees is kindly requested to refuse such offers and report them to the head of mission in writing.

 

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