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Who Needs a Schengen Visa to Enter Italy?
You will need a short-stay visa to enter Italy and any other member country of the Schengen zone, if you belong to one of the following categories:
1. You are the national of a third-world country that has not reached a visa liberalization agreement with the Schengen states
2. You are the national of a third-world country that has signed a visa liberalization agreement with the Schengen states, but you were previously rejected from entering Italy or any other Schengen country.
What Documents are Required
when Applying for a Italy Schengen Visa?
The following list of documents are required for any short-term Italian Schengen visa application:
Italian visa application form. Complete the form and then print it. Sign it at the end after your print it. Make sure the information you have given in this form complies with the information given in the rest of the required documents for an Italy visa.
Two identical photos. Your photos should be taken within the last three months and in compliance with Italy photograph visa requirements.
Valid passport. You will need to submit your passport along with the rest of visa required documents. Make sure your passport has at least two blank pages in order to affix visa and:
Is not older than 10 years.
Has a validity of at least three more months beyond the date you plan to leave Italy and the whole territory of Schengen.
Copies of your previous visas (if applicable).
Schengen travel visa insurance. Health insurance for the whole territory of Italy and the Schengen Area covering all kinds of medical emergencies is mandatory. Minimal health insurance coverage for the Schengen Zone is €30,000.
Proof of travel:
Round-trip Flight Itinerary. A document that shows you have a reserved flight, to enter and leave Italy. This document should specify flight numbers, dates, and your details.
Proof of accommodation. I.e. a hotel reservation. Find and Book Hotels in Italy!
Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay in Italy. The Italian authorities want you to prove you have the necessary financial means to support yourself throughout your stay in Italy. You will need to prove you have the following amount depending on the length of your stay.
Up to 5 days – The overall amount is 269.60€ per person and 212.81 per two and more persons.
6-10 days – The daily amount is 44.93€ per person and 26.33€ per two and more persons.
11-20 days – The overall amount is 51.64€ per person and 25.82€ per two and more persons, plus the daily amount is 36.67€ per person and 22.21€ per two and more persons.
Over 20 days – The overall amount is 206.58€ per person and 118.79€ per two and more persons, plus the daily amount is 27.89€ per person and 17.04€ per two and more persons.
A cover letter. A personal letter in which you explain why you are applying to visit Italy, how long you plan to stay, when will you leave and other details.
Proof of civil status. This could be a marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse, etc.
Checklist. Tick the documents submitted and add this checklist to your application file.