LLC “Visa management service” is the only commercial company authorized by the Italian General Consulate in Moscow and the Italian General Consulate in Saint Petersburg to provide Italian visa application services in Russia. VMS is certified with the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2005 quality management system certificate.
VMS provides assistance in processing the following types of visas: Tourism, Business, Study, University studies, Scholarships, Medical treatment, Family reunification, Employee to be with a secure job offer, Employee to be with a secure job offer in entertainment/show business, Self employed worker, Self employed worker in entertainment/show business, Invitations, Transit and Re-entry.
In order to present the documents at VMS an appointment is required. An appointment can be made on our web-site (link “Book an appointment”). The documents can be submitted without making an appointment from 9:00 to 12:00 in case of available slots. This option is provided only for applicants submitting documents in the Moscow Italian visa center.
The list of agencies accredited by the Italian General Consulate in Moscow is under the following link.
On the occasion of the G7, to be held in Taormina (Messina) on 26 and 27 May 2017, will be controls at the Schengen internal borders.
As a result, there is an increase in waiting time for passport control and baggage control due to more thorough customs screening.
In accordance to the Federal Law of the Russian Federation, all applicants have to provide consent for processing personal data related to their visa application and are thus requested to complete and sign the consent to the processing of personal data form in Russian Language only.
For the purpose of more effective service and time-saving all applicants are kindly advised book an appointments in advance and to come for the document submission at the appointed time.
The list of the branches for the Italian visa center is under the following link.
Due to security reasons we do not allow applicants to be accompanied with friends, relatives or acquaintances. However, one family member is allowed to accompany hearing-impaired / physically challenged / minors applicants.
To book an appointment please follow the link below:
The VMS fee for the visa application processing is 1800 Russian Roubles, equivalent to 29,50 Euros.
VMS service charge is payable either in cash or by credit card (applicable for Moscow office only).
An applicant can pay visa fee in Bank Intesa department situated in the Italian Visa center.
The payments are accepted in cash only.
Please be advised that:
• annulation request should be signed by the person requiring a new visa.
• underage ( under 18) applicants can travel only if accompanied by adults.
Applicants can contact us also by email at the dedicated address firstname.lastname@example.org with any query regarding the types of visas, documents required, the application process, how to reach our offices
In visa center, as a security measure and for the purpose of providing effective work, using mobile phones and electronic devices is not permitted. Mobile phones should be switched off during the whole period of stay in the Italian visa center.
Effective from the 14th of September 2015 all applicants have to enroll for biometrics (finger prints).
Residents of Saint Petersburg, Leningrad Region, Murmansk, Arkhangelsk, Vologda, Velikiy Novgorod, Republic of Karelia, Pskov and all those who have work permits for that areas are kindly requested to submit their visa applications at the Italian Visa Center in Saint Petersburg.
All the information about the Italian Visa Center in Saint Petersburg can be found on the following web-site:
Submission hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-16:00
Passport collection(at the appointed date) Monday-Friday 16:00-18:00
Passport collection(if the appointed date is missed) Monday-Friday 10:00-18:00