15 Working Days
Minimum 15 Days
Documents required for Visa:
Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any;
Visa Application form;
2 recent colour photographs
Personal Covering letter (For Employed - Plain paper/ For Self-Employed – Company Letterhead);
Original updated Bank Statement (last 6 months);
Income Tax Returns/Form 16 for last 3 years;
Confirmed return flight tickets;
Travel Insurance (minimum coverage of EUR 30000).
Two photographs (3.5 X 4.5 cm)
Studio photo printed on high-quality paper, no crease and layers
No Selfie / No Scan photo are allowed
No Border / Frame
One colour, ideally neutral Grey, the background that is bright and gives face and hair the needed contrast
Visible and sharply contrast. Brightness should be uniformly spread all over the face. Avoid reflections, shadows, blur and red eyes.
Full head including hairstyle with front view and eyes open. Avoid facial expressions and angles No head covering, (except for Religion reason)
Eyeglasses may be worn but frames should not be covering eyes. There must not be any glare on glasses
1. If Employed:
Original Leave sanctioned certificate with company seal and signature;
Last 3 months salary slip.
2. If Self Employed:
Business Registration License / MOA / Partnership deed;
Company’s updated bank statement of last 6 months;
Company’s IT returns for last 3 years.
3. If Retired:
Proof of retirement like pension book, statement etc.
4. If Student
School / College / Institute ID Card;
5. If Minor
No Objection Certificate from the parents / non-accompanying parent on Rs 100/- stamp paper;
ID proof of parents like passport or PAN card.
6. If Visiting friend or relative
Letter di invito;
Inviter’s ID proof like Passport or Resident Permit;
Address proof like any Electricity bill, any Utility bill etc.
7. If Sponsored
Sponsor’s national ID proof like Passport, PAN card or Resident permit;
Updated bank statement of last 6 months;
Income tax returns for the last 3 years.
8. For Business Visa
Invitation letter from host Company stating the purpose of the trip, business details etc;
Covering letter from Indian company on company letterhead.
- Visit www.akshayaindia.com and choose the type of Visa.
- Pay and submit your documents online.
- We will verify your documents, complete Online Application & schedule appointments.
- You visit the consulate to submit Biometrics & documents.
- You can collect your Italy visa from our office.
What is the simplest way to apply for a Italy Visa?
The simplest way to apply for a Italy Visa is to contact us. We have an expert team in the visa field with over 25 years of experience. We are here to acknowledge your visa needs. If you have any visa requirements please drop in your query at our website www.akshayaindia.com and our Expert will get in touch with you.
Do I have to present any other document at the Italy external borders apart from my travel document with the Italy Visa?
The short-stay visa doesn’t completely entitle you to enter the Schengen Region. At the border you will have to show the visa however provide additional documentation, for example; sufficient proof that you just have sufficient means to cover the stay and the return trip. It is therefore suggested that you carry copies of the documents that you presented when applying for a Schengen visa (e.g. letters of invite, travel confirmations, different documents stating the aim of your stay).
My family is also applying for a Italy Visa, how many appointments should we make?
Each member of the family requires an individual appointment.
Is it mandatory for an individual to take an appointment for a Italy Visa?
Yes, an appointment is compulsory for Italy Visa in order to provide your biometrics and submit your visa documents.
How long does it take to obtain a Italy Visa?
A Italy Visa takes anywhere from five to fifteen days to process in the Embassy/Consulate. The processing time for a Italy Visa depends on many factors and can change unexpectedly at the consulate's discretion.
How long before my visit should I apply for a Italy Visa?
You may submit your Italy visa application ninety days before your date of departure. We suggest that you apply at least twenty working days before the date you plan to depart as some types of travel purpose might take longer than usual to process.
What is the Italy Visa cover letter?
The cover letter outlines your intention to travel to a country that's a part of the Schengen Region. We can always help you with the cover letter. In your letter you have to mention: The aim of your trip When and wherever you are going to travel How your trip is funded Day-by-day itinerary for your trip Period of the trip
Can I apply again for a Italy Visa if my application has been refused earlier?
You can apply again for a Italy Visa if your application has been rejected earlier.
Will all Italy Visas be granted for 90 days?
No, not essentially all Italy Visas are going to be granted for ninety days. You'll get the Italy Visa minimum for a period of 30 days or according to the number of days that you present in your travel itinerary and your hotel and flight bookings.
How long can I stay in Italy with my visa?
You can stay a of maximum ninety days in any period of 180 days. The precise length of validity of your Schengen Visa is indicated on the visa sticker below the heading “Duration of visit”. With a single-entry visa you'll enter the Schengen area just one time. This is often indicated on the visa sticker below the heading "Number of entries" by "1". A two-entry or a multiple-entry visa permits for 2 or many entries throughout the validity of the Schengen Visa. This is often indicated on the visa sticker by "02" or "MULT" below the heading "Number of entries".
What are the countries Italy Schengen Visa include?
A Italy Visa that is issued by a consulate or embassy of a Schengen State is valid for all twenty six States of the Schengen area unless it's marked otherwise on the visa sticker. thus you do not require another visa to enter or stay within the Schengen territory. However, you have to be in possession of documentary proof for the reasons of your stay and your means of support. Schengen area includes the subsequent countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.
What is a Italy Schengen Visa?
A Italy Schengen Visa allows you to travel throughout the twenty six Schengen countries without having to procure visa for another schengen country you are visiting. You can travel within the Schengen area for up to ninety days within a 180-day period.