IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, at this time, VisaHQ does not provide full service for tourist visas to Italy. All applicants must apply in person at the nearest Embassy of Italy
. Information below is for reference purposes only. Please address all questions to the Embassy of Italy directly.
Original, signed India passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Passport-type photographs: 2
Visa application form. Visa application form filled out in detail(block letters) and signed by the applicant.
Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or confirmed itinerary.
Health Insurance. Letter on company letterhead from Health Insurance Company indicating the coverage plan for the applicant, specifically stating that the applicant will be covered while traveling internationally and indicating the validity of this coverage (with a minimum medical coverage of US$ 50,000).
Foreign Exchange or Credit Card copy. Applicant must provide Foreign Exchange or Credit Card copy
Bank Statement. Copies of bank statements from the past 6 months.
Employment Letter. A letter from your employer/school (on business letterhead, with contact details), stating that a leave of absence has been granted and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
Hotel Reservations. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations.
Personal Invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Italy ie. copy of their Italy passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Italy, copies of their Italy residence permit and their national passport's information pages.
Personal Letter. A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of Italy, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and place of accommodation.