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Diplomatic and service passport holders

 

Diplomatic and service passport holders

DIPLOMATS AND SERVICE PASSPORT HOLDERS

 

The appointment is subject to prior communication. For booking, please write an email to the following address: visti.londra@esteri.it.

Applicants should always appear in person.

 

A. TOURISM AND MISSION

All documents must be printed out and presented in original plus a photocopy where required. Applicants must provide:

1) Application form duly filled up and signed. For short stay visas (i.e. tourism or mission) up to 90 days please download and fill up Schengen Visa application form [click here], [E@pplication]. For long stay visas (mission) beyond 90 days please download and fill up Long term application form [click here];

2) Valid passport or travel document (original plus photocopy), valid at least 3 months beyond the return date of your trip from Italy and at least with two blank pages for

Schengen/Short term visa. Valid passport or travel document (original plus photocopy), valid at least 3 months and with at least with two blank pages for National/Long term visa. The passport will be kept and returned with the visa, if approved;

3) Valid UK Residence Permit (original plus photocopy), valid at least 3 months beyond the return date of your trip in Italy for

Schengen/Short term visa. Valid UK Residence Permit (original plus photocopy) for National/Long term visa;

4) Passport-style photo, full front and white background and not older than 6 months;

5) Documentation proving the status of public officials: staff ID card (original plus one photocopy);

6) Verbal Note from the corresponding Diplomatic Mission in UK, specifying:

a. purpose of the trip (i.e. tourism or mission)

b. dates of intended stay

c. address while in Italy

7) Round-trip travel ticket reservation for short-term Schengen Visa shorter than 90 days. One way travel tickets reservation for long-term National visa longer than 90 days. Please note:

a. if travelling by plane, train or bus the ticket must be printed directly from the airline/train line/bus operator, showing passenger’s name, dates, from/to;

b. if travelling by car, ferry tickets or Eurotunnel tickets are required, alongside with car registration (original plus photocopy) car insurance (original plus photocopy) and driving licence If renting a car, the same documentation is required plus the car rental documents;

c. if travelling to multiple Schengen countries, travel tickets between each country is mandatory;

d. if using third parties services, such as travel agencies, note that they will be accepted only if based in the UK or in one of the Schengen countries. Travel tickets must always be issued from the airline/trainline/bus operator themselves and any other paper will not be taken into account. This applies to letter a), b), c).

  • For more info about Mission Visa, please see the following link (aggiungere link che rimanda alla scheda missione)

 

B. DIPLOMATIC VISA

Holders of diplomatic, service and, exceptionally, ordinary passport (in the latter case subject to specific authorization from the Diplomatic Protocol) moving to Italy to serve the Diplomatic Mission of their own country, can apply for a long stay diplomatic visa. For requirements and conditions, we kindly invite to write an email to the following address: visti.londra@esteri.it.

 

PLEASE NOTE

For Citizens of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq: Citizens of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq need to provide full names of mother and father and it must result from a birth certificate or Consular declaration.

List of Diplomatic passports that DO NOT require a visa for Italy.

List of Service/Official passports that DO NOT require a visa for Italy.

List of Special passports that DO NOT require a visa for Italy.

The visa is free of charge only if the applicant complies with all the above requirements.

Please be aware that, at the time of your appointment, your application will not be accepted unless presented with all required documents. if all the items listed above are not presented, the applicant will have to reschedule a new appointment.

The information outlined above may be subject to change without prior notice. no liability can be accepted for the consequences of such changes.

This consular administration has full authority to evaluate and request additional documentation, if deemed necessary, in addition to what has been submitted. furthermore, the applicant, is hereby informed that submitting all the required documentation, does not guarantee the issuance of any particular visa.


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