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Visas

 

Visas

IMPORTANT NOTICE: As of October 11th, 2017 visa applicants may complete their visa application online directly through a new system called "E@pplication".

Applicants may complete the request form online, which will then need to be printed out and presented personally to this Consulate on the day of your appointment – accompanied by all requested supported documentation and to be signed in the presence of the Visa Officer.

The online application system is available in both Italian and English by selecting the following link http://e-applicationvisa.esteri.it  and is also accessible through the following online visa information portal http://vistoperitalia.esteri.it

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR ALL VISA APPLICANTS

By law, the Consulate may only issue visas to individuals resident in the consular jurisdiction.

The Consular jurisdiction is Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee. All individuals resident in these states must apply for visas through this office.

Students are considered resident at their universities or their home addresses. If either one is in our jurisdiction, they may apply here.

Important notice for Schengen Visa applicants: no visa can be affixed on passports older than 10 years (e.g. in 2016 we cannot accept passports issued before 2006).

Holders of one of the following documents, issued by the American immigration authorities, are eligible to apply for a visa, providing that their documents are valid at least three months beyond the intended departure date from the Schengen territory:

  • U.S. Passport;
  • Foreign passport and U.S. Permanent Resident Card (formerly Green Card);
  • Valid International Student visas and valid re-entry ("travel") signature on I-20;
  • Valid Exchange visitors visas and DS-2019;
  • Long-term U.S. visas (e.g. L1, L2, H1, H2, R1 etc.);
  • U.S. Re-entry Permit;
  • U.S. Refugee Travel Document (Document de Voyage de Réfugiés);
  • Holders of B1/B2 visas may only apply for Airport Transit visa;
  • VISAS will be issued in about 7-15 days.

For information not specifically listed on the pages indicated below, please contact the visa office at the following e-mail address: visa.detroit@esteri.it

Passports must be valid at least 3-6 months beyond the date of your return to the United States. Passports must contain at least two blank pages for the visa sticker.

DO I NEED A VISA? Click here to find out if you need a visa, then return to this page and scroll down for detailed visa instructions.

Please note
All applicants are required to sign the application form in front of an Italian Consular agent.

Applicants requesting a Visa National (Long stay, Type D) Visa Application (more than 90 days), for whom the Visa Office does not need to acquire the fingerprints, can sign the application form in one of our Dependent Consular Offices.

VISA OFFICE HOURS

Tuesday to Thursday by appointment only.

You can book an appointment with our online reservation system.

Your appointment date must be within 90 days of your departure date. Please, each applicant must book one appointment. If you are accompanying an applicant only to the appointment at the Consular VISA Office, please, do not to book an extra appointment.

CURRENT VISA FEES

CHECKLISTS FOR VISAS

FORMS

 

 


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