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
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Schedule a vip Appointment

Schedule an appointment to visit the visa application centre

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

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Italy Visa Application Centre

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

News and updates

Please note that starting from Wednesday, 12 November, it is required to

Published on 11 November 2014

Please note that starting from Monday, 14 April 2014, Chinese citizens are allowed to apply

Published on 11 April 2014

Please note from 04 December 2013, visa application of category STUDY, Marco Polo

Published on 06 December 2013

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