All foreigners intending to
enter Italy must provide the documentation required to justify the reasons and
duration of their stay as well as, in some prescribed cases, the availability
of adequate economic means and lodging.
In some cases you need a visa, application for which can be made at the Italian
Diplomatic and Consular Representations in your country of residence.
Do you need a visa?
Visit the web site to:
||Find out whether, depending on your citizenship, country of long-term residence, and the duration and reasons for your stay, you need a visa to enter Italy.
||Find out which documents are required in order to apply for your visa.
Presentation of the documentation requested does not necessarily ensure issuance of the visa
Where to apply for a visa
Italy Visa Application Centre
191 Silom Complex
15th Floor Unit C Silom Road,
Silom Bangrak Bangkok Thailand 10500
Near BTS Saladaeng, Bangkok
Please refer to the specific visa category and the correspondent checklist to ensure the correct documents are submitted with the application.
Please note that:
Required Travel Insurance
||For underage children traveling (under 18 years): a written consent of the other parent is required; birth certificate, house registration, parents’ passport copies and the authorization of the change of the surname (if changed). Incase applicant under 18 years: in application form, parents have to sign in No.36, Consent letter have to issue from district.
||For applicants holding non Thai passport:) Original work permit and Re-entry stamp from Thai immigration, valid at least one month after coming back from the Schengen states.
The Embassy of Italy reserves its right to request additional documents.
||All documents must be update not more than 1 month
||Sponsor must be parents, sister, Brother, husband and wife only and they
must provide written confirmation that they will sponsor your trip
A medical insurance is compulsory for visitors to Italy and other Schengen
states. You may provide either a policy from an insurance company based in
Europe or in Thailand. Please note that only certain insurance companies in
Thailand are accepted. The insurance must cover at least 30 000 Euro or 1 500
000 Baht and include costs for medical treatment, hospitalization and
repatriation due to injury or medical reasons. The insurance must be valid in
all Schengen states and cover the total length of the visit.
The reimbursement from the insurance company must be payable in any EU-country,
Switzerland and Lichtenstein. The insurance certificate must be shown when the
application is submitted. Please note that you have to bring your travel
insurance with you when travelling due to inspections of relevant documents at
the border control when entering the Schengen area.
All Applicants please note, the Insurance policy will be considered valid, only if it has the Insurance Company stamp and authorized signature.
to download the list of approved insurance companies in
Important information for foreigners
For further information on entrance visas
for Italy and the Schengen area click here.
When entering Italy, even if you have already obtained a visa, the border
authorities are authorised to check the documentation required for obtaining
the visa itself.
||Pursuant to article 4, paragraph 2 of Consolidated Text no. 286/98 and
subsequent amendments, concomitant with the issuance of your visa you will
receive a written communication from the diplomatic or consular authority
illustrating the rights and obligations associated with your entrance and stay
in Italy, with particular regard to the procedures envisaged for requesting a
"Permesso di soggiorno" (permission to stay) or the issuance of a
"Dichiarazione di presenza" (statement of presence).