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Other visas


Other visas

a.       visa for Adoption

Parents who have successfully completed international adoption or foster care procedures, must apply for a visa for the child in order to grant access to Italy, complying the following form for the request of visa “D”, National and providing the following:

- Recent passport-sized or 2x2 coloured ICAO standard photo with white background

- Valid passport with date of expiration at least three months after requested visa

- Nominative authorization issued by the Commission for International Adoptions

With respect to the sensitivity of the matter, in cases like this, we ask you to proceed directly to the Office of the Embassy during regular office hours, even without appointment.

The visa for adoption or foster care is free.

b.      Visa for Invite - Official Visit

The visa of “Invite” allows entry in Italy to a foreign national who has been invited by Foundations, Institutions, Public or Private Organizations, to participate in events or public demonstrations of political, scientific, or cultural matter. 

The visa is also given to a foreign national who has to travel to Italy because he/she was asked or invited by the Italian Judicial Authority, or to exercise the right of defense.

Download the form of request of the Visa here, and here is the check-list of the documents.

c.       visa for Mission

The visa of Mission is granted to the foreign national who, for reasons linked to his/her function in politics, government or public utility, has to travel to Italy.

Therefore, foreign nationals who hold government posts or who are employees of public administration, public institutions or international organizations, and sent to Italy for reasons related to their functions, have access to such visa.

For Missions of 90 days, download the request form of the Schengen Visa, C, and provide the following documents.

For Missions of more than 90 days, download the request form of the National Visa, D, and provide the following documents.

d.      Re-entry Visa

In case of reentry (for residence card holders), it will be necessary to avail the National Visa application forms and the following documents.

e.      other types of visas

In case you need other visas or to know more about visa types and related documents required by law, please visit the website