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Welcome to the website of the Italy Visa Application Center managed by VFS Global. VFS Global is a commercial company, working as a privately-run service company, authorized by the Embassy of Italy in Hanoi and the Consulate General of Italy in Ho Chi Minh City 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 Embassy and the Consulate General of Italy only.

Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and other helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.

Step 3 Applicants should fill the Visa Application Form corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the visa application form by visiting the nearest Australia Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.

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  • IMPORTANT NOTICE: COVID-19. Restrictive measures on freedom of movement in Italy. New measures for visa applicants in case of travel postponement.
  • Important notice: To prevent the spread of Novel Coronavirus, Customers and Visitors are requested to wear masks to enter the building and Visa Application Center. Customers and Visitors may also be asked to use a hand sanitizer and may have their body temperature checked before they enter the Building premise.
  • Visa fee changes effective February 2020 - please view the complete information here

    The Embassy of Italy in Hanoi is pleased to announce that it is possible to apply for short term (until 3 months) Schengen visa to Italy at VFS Office:

    Ocean Park Building, #1109, 11th Floor, 1 Dao Duy Anh, Phuong Mai Ward, Dong Da District, Ha Noi City, 10000 Vietnam.

    Only tourist and business visa could be applied at VFS Office. The other visa categories must be submitted at the Embassy.

    Documents to be presented are mentioned on the Italian Embassy site at – Visa Section.

    The VFS Visa Application Centre accepts the applications from Vietnamese citizens and citizens from other countries, bearing a regular permit of stay in Vietnam.

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