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Visa when to apply


Visa when to apply

When to apply

Applications can be submitted not more than 90 days prior of entering the Schengen territory.

VISAS CANNOT BE ISSUED ON THE SAME DAY. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Rush processing is not applicable. Do not send any documents, either via fax or email, before your scheduled appointment.

Average processing time for most nationalities and most visas categories is one to two weeks.  According to Italian law, processing time for Long Term National Visas can vary depending on the applicant's nationality and the category of Visa.


Updated February, 2015