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We are the official partner of the Embassy of Italy

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Apply for your Visa in advance!!! As per the new Schengen Visa Code you can apply 6 months in advance from your planned travel date.
  • 26 March 2020

    The worldwide response to COVID-19 continues to affect the Visa Service. Our Visa Application Centre in Bahrain is closed, effective Sunday 29 March 2020 until 9 April 2020.

  • 19 March 2020

    Covid-19 - Notice to visa applicants

  • 21 January 2020

    Please note: As of February 2, 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency.