ITALY Visa Documents Required

Common Documents for ITALY Visa
  • Passport
  • Validity - Six months
  • A photocopy of duly filled visa application form
  • Two colour photographs
  • Covering letter from the applicant stating the purpose and duration of the visit
  • Original confirmed return/onward air ticket
  • Proof of hotel reservation
  • Original and photocopy of Income Tax Returns and photocopy of pan card
  • Original and photocopy of Investment documents
Documents for Tourist -ITALY Visa
  • All specified documents
  • Old passports and visa
  • Copy of leave letters from employer, school or college
  • Proof of accommodation during entire stay in al Schengen countries
  • Salary slip for last 6 months
  • Income tax returns for last 3 years
  • Travel insurance
  • Retirement proof/company registration proof/school college ID and copy
Documents for Business - ITALY Visa
  • All specified documents
  • Business registration proof
  • Taxation proof
  • Copy of the invitation from the company
  • Conference/event registration details

ITALY Visa Types

  • Standard visitor visa

    A standard visitor visa is allotted to people who want to holiday in Italy or are visiting the country for the medical treatment.
  • Work/Business visa

    A work or business visa is given to people who want to work in Italy at their best interest. If your work or business visit is for less than 6 months, you can apply for a standard visitor visa.
  • Family visit visa

    A family visit visa is given to the people who want travel to Italy to visit their family and their stay should be for 6 months or less than that.
  • Transit visa

    A transit visa is given to people who pass Italy on their way to somewhere else. Direct Airside Transit Visa (DATV) is valid for 24 hours while the Transit Visa is valid for 48 hours
  • Marriage visitor visa

    A marriage visitor visa is given to people who want to travel to Italy to get married under Italy norms

4 easy steps to get your ITALY Visa


Is there any age criterion to apply for Italian Tourist visa?
Anyone can apply for a Italy tourist Visa but applicants below 18 will have to present a NOC from their parents.
Do students have a different visa requirement for Italy Visa application?
Students need to carry NOC letter from parents, photo identity of parents / guardian, (Pan Card/Passport/Driving License) and student ID card. In case the student is traveling for education then the visa will be valid till the duration of the education.
What is the visa rule for the retired people?
Their Italy visa status will depend on the proof of retirement.
Are the visa requirements different for different categories?
Yes, requirements for work, study, business and tourist visa are different. You have to file for Visa online as per the agenda of the visit
What if I don't receive my visa in the given time?
If you don't get your visa under time specified, you should hurry and track the status on You can also get in touch with the visa experts.
Is biometric data mandatory for the travellers visiting Germany?
All Diplomatic and Consular Schengen Missions in India have introduced Visa Information System (VIS). Applicants applying for a Schengen visa will need to appear in person in order to provide biometric data (fingerprints and photograph). This biometric data will be valid for 5 years and the travellers, who have already given their biometric once, will not need to come personally for biometric/submission for next 5 years. Children under age of 12 are exempted from this process.
Do I need to carry forex in Italy?
It is recommended to convert your country’s currency to Euro . You can buy Forex online with Thomas Cook and get it delivered at your home or office address.
Can a third party collect my visa from Italian Consulate?
Italian Consulate doesn’t allow third part to collect Visa. However, there are certain exemptions like an immediate family member like parents or children or a group collection for entire group can feel free to visit the office and get their visa done.
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