Italy business visa is designed for visitors from outside the EU/EEA who need to enter the country for professional reasons. People who travel to attend meetings, meet clients, visit plants, and other activities without performing actual work are eligible for an Italian business visa. The length of the Italian business visa depends on how long the trip would be for work, but it is limited to 90 days every semester.
How to Apply Business Visa
- MAKE THE APPOINTMENT
- COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM
- GO TO THE VISA CENTRE WITH ALL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
- SUBMIT THE APPLICATION IN PERSON
- PAY YOUR VISA FEES
- GET YOUR VISA AND PASSPORT VIA POST
ITALY – BUSINESSS VISA CHECKLIST
- Visa application form, duly filled out in English & signed by the applicant (signed by parents or legal guardian in case of minors).
- Original passport valid for at least six months from the return date. A copy of the passport and any prior Schengen visas from the past three years. The passport must include at least two blank pages (back to back) for visa stamping.
- Copies of your civil ID and Passport.
- A copy of a residency permit that is valid for at least three months from the date of return.
- Latest (not older than three months) passport-sized photographs in white background.
- Explicit Itinerary: Cities, dates & transports used to move across Schengen region; if travelling to a Non-Schengen nation during the same trip, transport ticket and valid visa (for the non-Schengen country) is needed.
- Hotel Reservations: Bookings must cover your entire trip duration along with name and address of the hotel.
- Return Tickets: Fully paid air, train or fairy tickets. Driving license, registration and insurance of the car in case travelling by car.
- Invitation letter from the Italian company plus a copy of the applicant’s ID or passport plus Visura Camerale.
The name of the person signing the invitation form must appear in the Visura Camerale
- Medical Insurance: supplied by an insurance provider in the UK or the Schengen region. Must provide coverage for the entire stay duration, include the applicant’s complete name as it appears on the passport, be valid across the entire Schengen Zone, and include a minimum of 30.000 Euro in coverage for emergency hospitalization or repatriation costs. The insurance company’s stamp and signature are also required.
- Financial Means: Statement of the past three months, updated no later than one month prior to the date of submission, showing steady transactions, the applicant’s name as it appears on the passport, only current accounts with a positive balance, and no savings accounts.
- Employment evidence of the Applicant
- IF EMPLOYED: The original approved letter from the headed paper company should include the following information: the applicant’s full name, job title, salary, and the number of vacation days; the company’s stamp; the manager’s signature; the full address of the company; the date the letter was issued; and the most recent three pay stubs.
- IF SELF EMPLOYED: Complete Business Certificate + last three months’ Business Bank Statement, most recent tax return, or an accountant’s letter dated no more than 30 days prior to the date of filing. Accountant letters must include their complete name, address, phone number, authority to sign, and registration number in the UK. The letter must also include the annual pay received from the firm.
- IF SOLE TRADER: Provide the most recent tax return and the letter from HMRC with UTR code.
Tourist Visa Requirements For children below 18 years of age
- Birth certificate translated in English.
- Original passport of both parents along with photocopy attached
- Translated Parental Authorization form.
Tourist Visa Requirements For spouse of British National / EU National Category
- Original marriage certificate and UK/EU passport of the spouse. If not in English or Italian, it must be translated officially by the relevant consulate or foreign office in the UK and stamped.