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
Required documents for all visa categories
All of documents must be translated in English
Please note that:
||visa application form(SCHENGEN VISA APPLICATION FORM)
Visa Fee, please check for details
recent passport-style 2 photo ( White background)
||passport or travel document valid for at least six months after visa expiry
date and 2 copy of first pages
||Flight reservation and, upon approval of visa, Return air ticket; ( Applicants
who’s planning to travel more than one country in the Schengen area and cannot
show all prove for domestic transportations . will need to show as Itinerary.)
Confirmation of hotel booking (every night) or, in case of stay in private
house, an invitation letter with authenticated signature of the host; (click
||proof of economic means of support, as per Ministry of Interior Directive
here) Book bank or bank statement pass 3 month and must be update
within 7 days before applying visa and original bank guarantee or bank
certificate ( date of issue not more than 15 days)
Letter of employer (in case of employee) or commercial license (in case of
independent work), specifying: the profession, monthly salary and the
continuity of the working period;
||Travel insurance policy with a minimum coverage of €30,000 for emergency
hospital and repatriation expenses and all Travel insurance documents cannot
generate by electronic, it’s must be provided as original template by Insurance
company and also must have insurance stamp and signature on template only.
(only list from embassy
||Copies of all previous Schengen/UK/Australian/North American Visas
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
Consent letter have to issue from district
||For applicants holding non Thai passport: work permit and re-entry visa are
necessary ( must be valid 1 month after arrival date to Thailand)
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.
click here 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).
The visa fee is collected in cash at the VFS application centre at the time of
handing in the application.
Applications for Italy visa (Short-stay) are accepted at the
Visa Application Centres.
Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your
‘purpose of visit’ – do remember we are here to assist and help you through the
entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on
choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature,
we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa and how long it will take
to process your application, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Embassy
Please go to the link “All About Your Visas” to understand
details of various visas.
Please ensure you read the security regulation notices
before you visit the Visa Application Centre.