|Embassy address||General Consulate of Italy
32 Melville Street
|Telephone number||+44 131 220 3695|
|Validity remaining on Passport||At least 3 months longer than the visa applied for.|
|Other Passport requirements||A blank page for the visa sticker.|
|Student Visa validity||At least 3 months longer than the visa applied for*.|
* Please note: if you are currently staying in the UK with a stamped leave issued at the port of entry for a period of six months or less, the Italian Consulate will be unable to issue you with an entry visa into Italy, and you should request the visa from the Italian Embassy or Consulate in your own country.
|Appointment necessary:||Yes||Please use the "Book an Appointment" page on the Embassy website.|
|Application form||P||Download from website.|
|Photographs||P||1 recent colour passport-sized photo.|
|Bank Statements||P||Or other financial evidence showing sufficient funds for the duration of your stay. Please see the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Website for more details.|
|Department Letter||P||Confirming status and attendance.|
|Evidence of return tickets||P|
|Evidence of Hotel booking||P|
|Travel/medical Insurance||P||Minimum €30,000 to cover the full duration of your stay.|
Edimburgh - General Consulate
Address: 136 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SA
Address: Rodwell Tower - 111 Piccadilly - Manchester M1 2HY
|Visa fee:||Adults: €60 (£52, subject to exchange rates).
Children aged between 6 - 12 years: €35 (£31, subject to exchange rates).
Due to agreements with the EEA, the Visa Fee for nationals of the following countries:
is €35 (£31, subject to exchange rates)
|Payment Method:||Cash. Exact payment required - please check the exact amount with Consulate before making payment.|
|Comments:||You must submit original documents together with a photocopy of each document being submitted.
If you intend to stay with a friend or relative in Italy, you will require an original letter of invitation from your host and a photocopy of your host's passport or national identity card, or the Italian "Permesso di Soggiornon" (Italian Residence Permit) if the invitation is from a non-EU citizen residing in Italy.
If a multiple-entry visa is requested, you will have to show onward flight and hotel reservations for a period of up to 6 months from the first date of departure.