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Visiting (no more than 90 days) family members (close relatives) and persons with whom there are permanent and confirmed affective relationships

To apply for a visa type “C” (for the purpose of visiting family and friends) is available for:

applicants who enter the national territory of Italy to reach the domicile of a person specified in paragraphs f and h of Art. 4 p. 1 of the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of Italy from August 7, 2020 including those with whom there is no cohabitation, but there are permanent and confirmed personal affective relationships (Please be informed that these directives are valid until October 25, 2021)

family members (as defined Directive 2004/38/EC*) of persons specified in paragraph h of Art. 4 p. 1 of the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers of Italy from August 7, 2020:
- spouses,
- partner to whom the citizen of EU got married in accordance with legislation of host state,
- ascendants at expense and these ones of spouses and partners,
- descendants under 21 years or descendants at expense and these ones of spouses and partners.


Documents requirements

1. Consent for processing the personal data For details…

2. Application form For details…

3. Photo – 1 pcs. For details…

4. 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…

5. Proof of employment For details…

6. Financial Guarantees For details…

7. Filled and signed Invitation letter in the established standard form from inviting person

8. Copy of a valid identity document of inviting person residing in Italy (EU citizen passport or residence permit)

9. Declaration of responsibility from an inviting person for confirming the fact of permanent and stable personal affective relationships

OR

Documents proving the family relationship (marriage certificate for spouses, birth certificate for parents and children – original and copy) for visiting family members

10.Tickets For details…

 

11. International Medical Insurance valid for all the Schengen Territory For details…

12Bank Intesa receipt of the payment of visa fee (for visiting those with whom there is no cohabitation, but there are permanent and confirmed personal affective relationships) For details…

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

 

For applicants under 18 years of age additional documents can be required. Please click on the following link for more information.


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.