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VISA to Italy
Documents Required
Kindly note:
Personal appearance of applicant is required
All documents must be submitted in original, as well as in a clear photocopy, together with the application
In case of minors, birth certificate and formal parental/guardian consent to the trip, plus copy of their passport must be provided

List of documents

Application form duly completed and signed by applicant ( by parent / guardian in case of minor) and phone number
Passport (or other travel document recognized by the Italian Government ) valid for minimum three months after expiry of requested visa, containing at least 2 empty pages and validity not exceeding 10 years
Two recent full face color photos, passport size (45 mm x 35 mm), taken against a light background
Previous passport in original if any
Kenyan I.D.
For other nationalities, Kenyan resident permit or re-entry stamp in passport valid minimum 3 months after expiry of the visa.
Birth / marriage certificate may be required.
Invitation / proof of purpose of travel:
letter of invitation from an individual resident in Italy in which the person inviting shall ensure that he/she is able to offer adequate accommodation, guarantee for the expenses of the stay and also that the person invited will not take up work in Italy and will leave the Italian territory within the expiry of the visa issued.
The person inviting will also be required to produce the following:
if Italian citizen, copy of the Italian passport or other identity document;
if foreign citizen, copy of the permit of stay.
In case of an independent traveler, the complete travel itinerary, flight booking and hotel reservation must be provided
Proof of sufficient funds and evidence of maintenance in host country (credit cards, bank statements, etc)
Letter of employment, including information on leave, if applicable
Bank statements relevant to the last six months
Documentation proving socio-economic status (property deed, bank statement, employment contract, etc)
Travel/Health Medical Insurance, valid for all Schengen Countries, for the entire period of staying and a minimum coverage of EUROS 30,000
Flight booking
Visa Application

Step 1
Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ – 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. We have no say on whether you will be granted a visa or how much time it will take to process, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Consulate of Italy to decide on.

Step 2
Please review the Requisite Documents required at the time of submission

Step 3
Schedule an appointment through our call centre or website to submit your application at the Visa application Centre in Nairobi

Step 4
Submit your documents at our Visa Application Centre on the date and time given for your appointment.

Step 5
Track your Application at any time through our website or call centre to know the status of your application.