The Italy Consulate in Shanghai is pleased to announce that VFS Global has been authorized to run the Italy Visa Application Centre in Shanghai. This service is available for Chinese citizens/non-Chinese citizens legally residing in China who wish to apply for a Schengen visa or a residence permit to Italy. This site provides details related to your application submission and collection process, along with other useful information.

Visa Types


Visa Forms
Visa Fees At A Glance
Click Here

Schedule a vip Appointment

Schedule an appointment to visit the visa application centre

Click Here


If you have already submitted your application at the Visa application centre, to know the status of your application

Click Here

Italy Visa Application Centre

Locate your nearest Visa Application Centre. Please select your resident city below.

News and updates

Changes in the visa application submission process from 12 October 2015...

Published on 08 October 2015

Please note that with the beginning of the Visa Information System and biometrics collection on 12 October 2015...

Published on 08 October 2015

Read More