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What should I do to apply for an Italian visa?

2018-01-02 04:48:00
Italy is a member of the European Union, and generally applies for a Schengen visa in addition to any country in the European Union. But take one country as the main country, like Italy as the main country, and then go to other countries and get a Schengen visa. Documents to be prepared and what to pay attention to.

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When applying for a Schengen visa, you will generally choose France or Italy as the two main entry and exit countries. Now to apply for Italian visa as the main country of the Schengen visa as an example, explain the procedure, needs and precautions. Guangdong Italian Visa Center is located on the 2nd floor of Sunrich Building in Guangzhou, you can see it from the elevator. It's easier to find. Take the bus to Guangzhou Avenue Central Station 1, or 2, get off at the 2 stations and walk within 100-200 meters. And you can basically see it from the car, right here at the Sofitel International. If you are coming from Guangzhou East Railway Station, it takes about 10-15 minutes to walk there. And the road is straight.


What information do I need to prepare for a Schengen visa based in Italy? If it is a group tour, the information prepared will be slightly more relaxed. The financial proof only needs 5w RMB. Or more than half a year of water in the last month of the running account balance is 5w. Other requirements are the original passport, a copy of the ID card, a copy of the entire household register, a copy of the employment certificate in both Chinese and English (with official seal), a copy of the business license (with official seal), a copy of the marriage certificate, or a copy of the divorce certificate, a visa application form, a color photo on white background (3.5x4.5cm). If it is a personal signature, the financial proof needs to be more, it is best to deposit proof, plus real estate proof, plus car proof. Personal finance certificate, etc. If there are children with you, do it together, save a lot of things.


If you are applying for a Schengen visa for the first time, you will need to go to the country where you are applying for a fingerprint. If a Schengen fingerprint has been successfully taken after 10 October 2015, it will not be taken again for five years. When fingerprints are taken, the order is first four fingers of the right hand (except the thumb), then four fingers of the left hand (except the thumb), and finally the thumbs of both hands. If it is not collected on the spot, or incomplete, it will immediately request a new collection. Let's do it again. Until all collection is successful. When you take fingerprints, you need to bring the original ID card. If there are materials that need to be submitted, it is also submitted together at this time, or the supplementary materials are the same. The time for collecting fingerprints is arranged by the consulate, and it cannot be changed, nor can it be late for absence.


Italian visa center is a VIP VIP service, the fee will be slightly different from the ordinary. However, the VIP service will be faster, and there is also a special VIP room, which is more comfortable when waiting, free photocopying and free photography. Please refer to the following figure for details.


Individual visa applications also require a wine list. That is, book the round-trip air tickets and hotel orders in advance and print them all out. The Italian visa center may be more strict, will check, if you do not find the printed air ticket hotel order will be refused. Group tickets are also required, but this one is prepared by the tour group and is usually not shown to the guests in advance. If you are not sure about the itinerary, but want to get a visa first, you can ask a travel agency for help.


The length of the Schengen visa is determined by the profile of the person applying for it, some may be 2, 3, 5, 10 years. The better the financial proof, the more complete the data, the longer it will take to apply. First of all, you need to register on the official website and apply online, submit the application form, and then you will be asked to provide the information you need to bring according to your application (prepare according to the list is correct, as the same as the visa to the UK). The Italian Visa Center is open from Monday to Friday, except holidays, 8:00-17:00. However, the visa processing time is from 8:00-15:00 in the morning. 8:00-17:00 is the passport collection time. So the visa is processed in the morning or before 15:00 in the afternoon. Be sure to time your appointment well. Passport collection, you can pick it up, or you can express it. The cost of a Schengen visa is detailed. The duration is different, the visa category is different, the price is different.

Matters needing attention

According to the appointment time, arrive at the visa center 15 minutes early, do not be late, absent


The information on the visa application form and the wine list must be true. If it is found to be false, the visa will be refused


If the Schengen visa for a group tour is only a one-time visa, after the tour, you need to apply for a visa again in advance