Visa Information

Visa Types

Select the visa type that is right for you to see important information on visa fees, documents required, forms, photo specifications and processing times.

Please note, applicant has to mention his/her own working phone number in the application form and at the counter, and not the phone number of any agent/representative. Embassy reserves the right to verify the number and judge as incomplete the applications which are not compliant with this requirement.


  • Overview
  • Visa Fees
  • Documents Required
  • Photo Specifications
  • Application Forms
  • Overview

    People lawfully residing in Italy, having lost their residence permit or people having left the country before receiving the renewal of the said permit, can apply for the re-entry visa proving that he/she has travelled out of the country for genuine and important reasons.

    The visa will be issued from the competent "Questura" (Police Headquarters) in Italy. It is a long term period visa (type D) - Single entry.

    Important update:Indian citizens holding an expired Italian residence permit will be allowed to return to Italy only through the following procedure:

    • in case of a direct flight, they will not require a re-entry visa or any official declaration by the Embassy (if residence permit expired before 31st January 2020, they should carry renewal receipt and old residence permit with them);
    • in case of a non-direct flight, with a layover in another Schengen country, they will require a re-entry visa;
    • in case of a non-direct flight, with a layover in a non-Schengen country, they will require an official declaration by the Embassy.

    Click here to visit Embassy page on the matter.

  • The Visa Fee is applicable per application.

    Visa Fee Type In Euros In Indian Rupees
    Visa Fee ( Categories D) € 116 10380

    The Demand Draft for visa fee must be favoring 'VFS GLOBAL SERVICES PRIVATE LIMITED' and payable at city wherein you lodge your application. One Banking Instrument will be accepted per applicant. Alternatively applicants applying at VFS Delhi, Jaipur, Jalandhar and Jalandhar have the option to pay visa fees in cash/Debit/Credit Card also for which Convenience charges of INR 179/- ( inclusive of Goods and Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%) per application would be applicable.


    In addition to the Visa Fees, applicant requires to pay the VFS Service Charge (inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%), of INR 536 (Payable in Cash/Online/Debit/Credit)

    A Convenience fee of an amount INR 179/- shall be payable towards availability of multiple payment options-Debit and Credit Card, Demand Draft in addition of Cash.

    To add value to our customer, we offer some value added services. You will need to pay an extra fee in addition to the visa application fee when you avail these value added services. To know about these services please refer the additional service page of this website.

    Courier Facility available at INR 433/- per application.

    SMS Facility available at INR 89/- per application.

    Courier Assurance Facility available at INR 517/- per application.

    Premium Lounge Facility available at INR 2250/- per application.

    Note: Visa fee and service charges are not refunded if your application is refused by the Embassy of Italy, or if you withdraw you application while it is under processing at the Embassy of Italy, New Delhi.

  • Documents Required

    Please note all of the required documentation listed below in the checklist is mandatory for all applicants, including such cases where flights, accommodation, insurance and other items may be arranged by applicant, employer, travel companies or any other companies or individuals.

    Travel medical insurance is mandatory for all Schengen countries. If you have not purchased,Click here

    Requisite Documents for Re-entry Visa

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  • Photo Specifications

    Note: We cannot accept photographs that do not meet these requirements

    Please provide one recent photographs (not more than 6 months old) of yourself. The photographs should be in color and:

    • Taken against a light background (white or off-white) so that features are distinguishable and contrast against the background.
    • Clear share quality and with the face in focus.
    • Printed on normal photographic paper (camera print).
    • Full face, non-smiling [without sunglasses, a hat/cap or other head covering, unless the applicant wears such items because of their religious belief or ethnic background].
    • Please stick the Photograph on the Visa Application Form.
    Note: Please follow these instructions carefully. If photographs presented do not meet these requirements your application will be considered incomplete. Photo booth meeting these requirements is available at the centre.
  • Application Forms

    The Visa application form should be completely filled and signed by Visa Applicant. A separate visa application for is required for each applicants.

    Note: The visa application form should be printed back-to-back.

    Visa Application Form
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