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Welcome to the website of the Visa Application Centre for Italy in Libya. Please find the information about how to apply for a Schengen Visa to Italy at the visa application centre in Tripoli and Tobruk. The visa application will be assessed by Embassy of Italy in Tripoli, Libya. Only Libyan and foreigners with a legal residency permit in Libya can apply for a visa at the visa application centre.

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  • Information for applicants attending Tripoli and Bengahzi Center

    Dear applicants

    please note that as of February, 1st 2023 the VFS centre in Tripoli and Benghazi will no longer accept visa applications for the Italy mission. Thank you for your understanding.

  • Information for applicants attending Bengahzi Center

    On a temporary basis, if you couldn’t get an appointment at the VFS desk to submit your visa application, you can ask for assistance directly from the Consulate General, by writing a message to the address :,


    • your personal data (full name, date of birth, address) and the data of any family members who intend to apply for a visa with you;
    • copy of your passport and those of your family members who should apply with you;
    • your telephone number;
    • the purpose of your journey;
    • the starting date and the duration of your trip.

    The Consulate General will do its best to help you, according to the availability of slots in the calendar, but cannot guarantee that your request will be granted.

  • Increased fees for visa applications

    Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent

  • Please note that, once you get an appointment, the VFS’ offices will wait for 5 working days for you to confirm it. If not confirmed, your appointment will be automatically cancelled. Further, we would like to inform you that new slots are automatically opened every week. Therefore, the system will allow slots to be gradually available for new visa appointments. To read this information in Arabic, click here .
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here


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