Welcome to the Web site for Italy Visa Application Centre managed by VFS
GLOBAL. VFS Global is a commercial company, working as a privately-run service
company, authorized by the Embassy of Italy to provide the users with complete
information on procedure and requirements for visa and to collect the visa
applications. However, any assessment and decision on visa is taken by the
When to apply?
A visa application must be filed no sooner than three months prior to the date
of departure. Please also note that the laws prescribe that the Consular
Authority makes its decision on the application in a period of time that must
not exceed 15 working days (that can be further extended in case of necessity).
Therefore applicants are strongly encouraged to file their application at
least 15 working days prior to the date of departure
and never, in
any case, more than 90 days before departure. This will allow an orderly
examination of the applications and limit the chances that decisions on visa
applications are taken after the applicant's scheduled date of departure.
How to apply?
Applications for Schengen Visa can be submitted at VFS Italy Visa Application
Centre at VFS Thailand, Bangkok. The timings for the application center will be
from 08.30 t0 16.00 Monday to Friday. For any queries, kindly contact us on our
Call Centre +66 (02) 118 7001.
The Internet facility is available 24x7 while the phone-in facility is
available 08:30am - 16:00 hours Monday-Friday.
Countries that have joined the Schengen treaty making it a total of 25. The
list of Schengen countries are as follows: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic,
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy,
Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal,
Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain , Sweden and Switzerland.
The Embassy of Italy in Bangkok is pleased to announce the introduction of a
New Visa Application Center. Under this new Agreement from the 5th of January
2012, in order to submit a visa application to the Embassy of Italy in Bangkok,
Thai and foreign citizens residing must be come to apply for a visa in
person, from Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 12:00and from 13:00 to 16:00 at VFS
Italy Application centre. Click
here to view our contact information.
Visa appointment can be also scheduled directly at the Embassy by following these procedures.