How To Apply Visa To Italy

Visa applications are to be submitted at the Italian Visa Application Center’s at London, Manchester or Cardiff (UK). All applications will be assessed by The Italian Consulate , London. The Visa Application Centres are operated by VF Services (UK) Limited..

For Prospective Applicants

If you wish to apply for a visa for Italy, we strongly recommend that you read the information on this site. The provided guidelines will help you prepare your application as accurately as possible and prevent any processing delays.
Step 1 :Only Tourists, Business, Family/ Friend visits and Dependents/ Spouses of EEA Nationals applications are accepted at the VFS application centre 
Step 2 :Mandatory - Please Schedule an appointment at the visa application centers to submit your Short Stay Tourists, Business, Family/ Friend visit and Dependents/ Spouses of EEA Nationals application. click on the link to make an appointment . Please ensure you have checked the Jurisdiction section of the site before making your appointment, to ensure you are entitled to apply through the Italian Visa Application Center’s at London, Manchester or Cardiff .
Step 3 :Please go to the link “All about your Visas” to choose the right visa category for you and the requirements to make the visa application. Please click on the link for an overview of the Application Procedure
Step 4 :All applicants travelling must apply in person - On arriving the visa application centre, you will require to take a token at the entrance and be seated in the waiting area – you will next be called to our submission counter where your application and supporting documents will be scrutinized – your photograph and passport will be checked for validity – Finally, you will be issued a receipt for the fees and service charge paid as an acknowledgement. Please carry the originals and copies of all documents.