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National Visa

 

National Visa

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you need to request a National Visa and you landed to this page directly from an internet search, please stop reading now, and go to the main page of the Visas Section which contains very important information about the process to request a Visa in this Consulate General. 


If you need to stay for more the 90 days in Italy you need a NATIONAL VISA

In this case, you do not need ANY online appointment.

Please send all necessary documents (see below), including a money order or bank draft for consular fees payable to the Consulate General of Italy in Toronto and a prepaid and pre-addressed Canada XpressPost envelope or UPS, by mail to the Visa Office at the shipping address indicated below.

Consulate General of Italy
VISA OFFICE
136 Beverley St.
Toronto M5T 1Y5

Please be aware that the Consulate does not take responsibility for applications, passports or money order lost by the postal service.

REQUIREMENTS FOR MOST REQUESTED NATIONAL VISAS

Below you can find the requirements for the most requested National Visas
If your visa is not listed below, additional information for visa applicants available in various languages including English, can be found  at the official site of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation at the following link:

https://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home/en

Attention: Visa for minors

Study

Elective Residence

Subordinate Work

Subordinate Work/Sport

Working Holiday

Other National Visas

FEES

Please refer to the fees dedicated page

IMPORTANT

  • Your passport will be returned to you using the prepaid and preaddressed Canada XpressPost envelope or UPS you sent with the application.
  • Consular Visa fees (non-refundable) are to be paid in Canadian dollars. They vary depending upon the type of visa, duration of stay and exchange rate.
  • Keep in mind that border authorities may in any case refuse entry to a foreign national who does not meet all requirements.
  • CONSULAR FEES RELATED TO AN ACCEPTED VISA APPLICATION CANNOT BE REIMBOURSED, including in case of refusal
  • BE INFORMED THAT APPLICATIONS ARE INDIVIDUAL: we do not accept group applications (exception can be made for families travelling together) or applications presented by third parties.
  • APPOINTMENTS ARE ALWAYS FREE; intermediaries claiming of obtaining or canceling appointments are scamming you.
  • PAY ATTENTION AND READ CAREFULLY WHAT ARE THE NEEDED DOCUMENTS.
  • Please be informed that in specific cases we can ask for further documents not normally listed.

INCOMPLETE APLICATIONS SENT BY MAIL CANNOT BE PROCESSED
AND MAY BE RETURNED TO SENDER.
YOU MAY RESUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION.


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