Italy is a European country with a long Mediterranean coastline, has left a powerful mark on Western culture and cuisine, a beautiful country for traveling. Italian Schengen visa is a special kind of visa that allows you to travel among all the Schengen countries including Italy for a maximum period of up to 90 days. For longer trip, you should apply for long stay D-visa or Italy national visa.
2. Types of Italy Visa Application Forms
There are two types of visa application form that you can use to apply for an Italy Visa, depending on your purpose of visa and your nationality.
Application Form for Schengen Visa
If you want to visit Italy for short stay that is not over 90 days, you should use a Schengen visa form to apply. With this type of visa, you may travel freely throughout the entire Schengen zone. You now can fill the visa application form online here. After completing the online application, the form must be printed out and signed before submitting it, together with other required documents to an Italian foreign representation for processing. Only a signed application is valid for applying for a visa!
If you want to fill the form by hand, you can download the PDF file then print and fill it.
Link to download Italy Schengen visa application form in PDF file here.
Application Form for Long Stay Visa
If you intend to stay in Italy for more than 90 days, you should use this visa application form to apply for Italy National Visa. Remember that different countries may have different requirements when it comes to completing the Italian Visa application form. You should always ask the Italian representation or Visa Application Center through which you are applying for more information.
Link to download Italy National Visa application form.
3. Guideline for Completing Visa Application Form
You will have to give the following information on your Schengen visa application form:
– Your personal information,
– Information on your background,
– Your purpose of wishing to enter the Schengen Area,
– Other details regarding your trip.
Make sure you fill out every required gap.
Do not leave any columns blank. If you feel that, there are columns that do not correspond to your case, fill them with NA (No Answer).
Remember to print the form twice. Sign both of the copies at the end.
If you are a minor, your parents have to submit a written consent and sign in the corresponding column of the application form.
NOTE: Things that you need to keep in mind.
Anyone can fill your Schengen visa application form, but it needs to be signed only by the applicant.
None of the fields should be left blank. If a particular field or section does not concern you then mark it as N/A.
If you are a minor who wants to travel to any of the Schengen countries, then both the parents need to provide a handwritten consent and need to sign the Schengen visa application form.
Fill the application in black color only. This is good for better scanning and more legible writing.
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel. Check your eligibility before you apply. If you are eligible to apply you will find guidance on how to complete your application and the evidence you need to provide within the online application.