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Driver’s visa

Documents can be submitted by those indicated in the section Who can submit documents for a visa.

If fingerprints while applying for Schengen visas were provided in the last 59 months, documents can be submitted by company employee acting under the power of attorney (power of attorney should be on the company’s letterhead, signed and stamped). Authorized representative should present the following documents: power of attorney (original and copy), 2 copies of passport.

1. Invitation Letter For details…

2. Copy of the passport of an Italian company representative who has signed invitation letter

3. Company’s Certificate of Registration with the Italian Chamber of Commerce (Certificato d’iscrizione alla Camera di Commercio) or Chamber Certificate (Certificato di visura camerale) issued by the competent Italian Chamber of Commerce). Such certificate should be issued no more than six months prior to the date the visa application is filed.

4. International Medical Insurance valid for all the Schengen Territory for the entire period of visa requested For details…

5. Travel document valid for at least 3 months after the date of the visa expiry. Photocopy of the passport itself and any previous passports (pages with personal data and all pages with stamps or visas). For details…

6. Application form (of established format) For details…

7. Photo (of established format) – 1 pcs. For details…

8. Proof of employment
Proof of employment must be on the company’s letterhead with address, telephone number and all the company’s data as well as the employee’s personal data, date of hiring, position and monthly salary. The proof of employment must be fully completed and signed by authorized signatory and including the company’s stamp.The proof of employment cannot be issued more than 1 month prior to the date of the visa application submission.

9. Financial Guarantees even if the Company issuing the Invitation Letter is committing to cover all expenses For details…

10. The Russian transport company has to provide on their own letterhead the information about: the applicant’s name and surname, passport data and itinerary, additional information about the car. The letter should specify that transportation is made on a vehicle which is not registered in Schengen countries.

11. Valid driver’s license (categories “C”, “E” (“D” – not mandatory)

12. Valid permit/certificate for international trips issued by the Russian Ministry of Transport

13. Certificate of Registration of the Russian Company (copy)

14. Deposit slip from the bank as proof of payment of the Consular fee (Banca Intesa) For details…

15. Internal passport (original and copy of page with a photograph and page with registration)

16. In case the company is an ASMAP (Association of International Road Transport Carriers) member it is preferable to provide a membership card or equivalent certificate

17. Consent for processing the personal data For details…


Please be advised that VMS service fee is required to be paid after submission of the documents this amount is not included in the visa fees it is an additional fee. For more information please click on the link.

The Consulate General of Italy reserves the right to demand any additional documents.