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Dear applicants!

Kindly note that according to the Europeon comission decision as of June, 11th, 2024  visa fee for Schengen visas type C will be increased up to 90 euro per person (for minors 6-11 years old – up p 45 euro per person).

Dear applicants!

Due to the planned technical works documents and fingerprints can’t be accepted on Wednesday, May, 15th from 9 am till 10 am. You can cancel or reschedule your appointment here or by phone +7(495)990-75-00.
Sorry for any inconvenience.

Dear applicants!

Kindly note that April, 29-30, 2024 and May, 1, 9, 10, 2024 Visa application center will be closed due to the national holidays. April, 27th is a working day.

Dear applicants!

As of July 06, 2023, the Visa Application Center VMS in Moscow accepts visa applications and supporting documentatiom only from applicants who has a permanent  registration (stamp in the national passport) in Moscow or in Moscow region.

Residents of St. Petersburg, Murmansk, Pskov, Arkhangelsk, Vologda, Veliky Novgorod and the relevant regions as well as the Republic of Karelia should apply for a visa to the Visa application center VMS in St. Petersburg.

 Residents who have a permanent registration (stamp in the national passport) in other regions of Russia should apply for a visa to the company AlmavivA.


Dear applicants!

In accordance with a new order of the Consulate General of Italy  each applicant, including minors, must have their own travel document (passport). The Consulate will no longer accept visa applications for minors endorsed into their parents’ passports.

Dear applicants!

In accordance with a new order of the Consulate General of Italy Russian all kind of foreign passports of the Russian citizens (biometric and non-biometric) can be accepted.

Dear applicants!

In accordance with a new order of the Consulate General of Italy Russian non-biometric passports (issued for 5 years) can be accepted till December, 14th, 2022. As of December, 15, 2022, from Russian citizens biometric passports (issued for 10 years) only  will be accepted!

Dear applicants!

Kindly note that as of November, 15th, 2022, from Russian citizens biometric passports (travel documents) only  will be accepted to apply for Italian visas. Non-biometric Russian passports are no longer accepted!

Dear applicants!

Kindly note that as of 12.09.22 the cost of the consular fee for citizens of the Russian Federation while applying for visas type C will be 80 euros per person (for children of age of 6-12 years old the cost of the consular fee will be 40 euros per person)!

Dear applicants!

Due to organizational and technical circumstances, it may take longer than usual for processing of visa applications by the Consulate General of Italy. We kindly ask you to submit visa applications and supporting set of documents in advance of the expected dates of trip. For details…

Dear applicants!

Kindly note that as of 21.03.22  the consular requirements for financial guaranties are changed. For details please click here.

Dear applicants!

Kindly note that as of 09.03.22 the cost of the consular fee for citizens of the Russian Federation while applying for a business visa (Affari) will be 80 euros per person!
Kindly note that tickets booking should be provided while applying for a business visa.

Dear applicants!

Please be note that as of 01.03.2022, it’s available to apply for a tourist visa.
Document requirements can be found HERE. Preliminary appointment is required.

Please check the rules on entering Italy  (valid from 1.03.22 to 31.03.22).

Kindly note that the procedure for the renewal of Italian tourist visas, which expired from 1.01.20 (Visto Rinnuovo), IS NOT AVAILABLE!


Dear applicants!

On november, 19, 2021 Visa application center VMS (Visa management service LLC) has ceased its activities in the regions. Please contact the new visa service operator AlmavivA to have information about document submission on the regions (Belgorod, Chelvabinsk, Ekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Khabarovsk, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Lipetsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Perm, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Stavropol, Tula, Tyumen, Ufa, Vladivostok, Volgograd, Voronezh). Important information on submitting visa applications in the Russian Federation can be found here.

 Dear applicants!

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