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Visti

 

Visti

Information For Visas

The Italian Embassy is competent for:

  • issuing of visas for citizens residing In Namibia, Madagascar, Mauritius and Lesotho;
  • visas for South African citizens holders of diplomatic, official and service passports;
  • visas for Malta (only tourism visas; for other visa categories it is necessary to apply in the competent Embassy or Consulate of the Republic of Malta).

As of 11/09/2017 the following is the list of supporting documents to be presented by applicants from South Africa: click here

PLEASE NOTE : THE EMBASSY OF ITALY IN PRETORIA DOES NOT ISSUE VISAS FOR SOUTH AFRICAN CITIZENS HOLDERS OF ORDINARY PASSPORT;
THESE VISAS ARE ISSUED BY THE ITALIAN GENERAL CONSULATE IN JOHANNESBURG (EXCEPT FOR MALTA), THROUGH THE OUTSOURCING COMPANY VFS (
www.vfsglobal.com/Italy/Southafrica)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION VISAS ISSUED THROUGH CAPAGO, PLEASE CONTACT OUR CONSULATE GENERAL OF ITALY IN JOHANNESBURG. EMAIL ADDRESS VISA.JOHANNESBURG@ESTERI.IT – TEL.011 728 1392-3 .

 

VFS OFFICES:

 

Pretoria: Capital Junction complex, 1226 Francis Baard St., Hatfield

 

Johannesburg: Alice Lane Building 3, 11 Alice Ln, Sandton

 

Durban: Umlanga Ridge, New Town Centre,


Gaborone (BOTSWANA): Plot 937, Logan House, African Mall

 

Bookings of the appointments for the submission of the applications will be available either online or through the VFS Call Center +27 (0) 12 425 3048.

 

 

VISAS

The Visa Office handles the issuance of visas allowing applicants entrance into Italy or the EU. Office personnel are available to the public for consultation on what type of visa to apply for.
 

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Since  June 6, 2013 the Visa Office of the Italian Embassyiworkswith the VIS

Visas to enter Italy

 Protection of personal data

Information concerning the protection of personal data, with regard to visas, according to the EU General Regulation on Data Protection The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679, art.13 (in ITALIAN).

-          French version

NOTICE

The Embassy does not accept cash payments anymore Payment for all Consular Services and Visas can be made ONLY via Electronic Transfer (EFT).

All bank charges related to the transfer shall be paid by the applicant; therefore the Embassy bank account should reflect the full amount due.

If the amount received by the Embassy is lower than the amount due by the applicant, the requested documents will not be processed, and the amount paid will not be refunded.

You are kindly advised to double check with your Bank that all charges are paid by the payer.

In order to avoid the cash deposit bank fees, you are kindly requested to use the EFT payment only.

The reference of the payment has to be the surname of the person requesting the Consular Service, and not of the person making the payment, should they be different people.

The EFT is to be made into the following account:

Acc. Holder: Embassy of Italy

796 GEORGE AVE

ARCADIA – 0083 – Pretoria

Bank: First National Bank

Branch Code: 251345 - Brooklyn

Acc Number: 62419825122

Swift Code: FIRNZAJJXXX

Reference: ‘Surname of the person requesting the Consular Service’

The rates of ConsuIar Services change every 3 months according to the exchange rate.

Should you require any additional information, kindly contact the Consular Office on 012-4230024/26/27 or email consolato.pretoria@esteri.it

For Visa rates, call 012-4230025 or email visti.pretoria@esteri.it


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