Ambasciata d'Italia - Pretoria

News and Press Releases

Scholarships to study in Italy offred by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation04/30/2019

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation offers, for the academic year 2019-2020, new scolarships to study in Italy for students from South Africa, Lesotho and Madagascar. A share of the scholarships is earmarked for Italians residing abroad (enlisted in the AIRE register). The call for application, with further information on...

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The Consular Chancery and Visa Section will stay closed on April 25, May 1st and May 804/24/2019

The Embassy of Italy informs that on Thursday 25th of April 2019, on the occasion of the Italian Liberation Day, and on Wednesday 1st of May 2019, on the occasion of Labour Day, it will remain closed, including the Consular Chancery and Visa Section. Only for emergencies, please call +27.82.781.5972. On Wednesday 8th of May 2019, the Consular Chancery and ...

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Bando del Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali per la concessione di premi per le traduzioni04/19/2019

The Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities has published a call for application for a prize for translations. The cash prizes in 2019 will be 10, dedicated to translations in Italian from a foreign language or vice-versa. The following works can participate: a. literary works in poetry or prose; b. literary and artistic critic works, essa...

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Procedure to demonstrate the existence of pensioners - INPS informative video04/19/2019

This video published by INPS (the Italian National Pension Institute) provides with information on the procedure to follow to demonstrate the existence in life of Italian pensioners: https://youtu.be/ka1_Qd2PSLg  

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VF Worldwide Holdings - VFS appointed as the new Visa outsourcer for the travellers to Italy in the jurisdictions of Pretoria and Johannesburg04/16/2019

The Embassy of Italy in Pretoria announces that - following the outcome of the call for tenders dated September 2018 for the contract of outsourcing the collection of Visa applications for Italy - the new contract has been awarded to VF Worldwide Holdings (VFS) through its South African branch VFS Visa Handling Services South Africa. The new service provider...

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