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Visa Office

The entrance to the Visa Office is located at:
54 E 69th Street (corner of Park Ave.)
The closest subway (# 6 Train) station is 68th Street - Hunter College

Postal address:
Consulate General of Italy
690 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065-5009


The Office operates only by on-line appointment. To book your appointment, please click here.

Please note:
In order to book an appointment with this visa office, we urge all our applicants, who could not find any availability, to repeatedly revisit our online appointment system since cancellations are quite regular. Please, be aware that the best time to check for appointment availability is after 6pm on.

Before booking an appointment, find out if you need a visa or not by Clicking Here


Visa Office hours

Applications. Please be advised that you can schedule your appointment starting 180 days before your trip.
Applications are submitted by appointment only from Monday to Thursday, from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm.
The Office is closed to the public on Fridays.

Passports will be returned exclusively by mail. On the day of the appointment the applicant MUST bring a self-addressed, prepaid envelope (prepaid labels with a barcode or stamps + tracking number) and a photocopy of it. The Visa Office will accept only prepaid priority envelopes from the U.S. Postal Service (no FedEx, no UPS).

Applicants for all visas must also present the Declaration for Mailing Passports duly filled out.

The Visa Office is not responsible for lost or stolen passports in transit.


For information, please contact the visa office by e-mail:






Be reminded that starting from 15 may 2014, the Visa Office of the Consulate General is working with the Visa Information System. For general information click here (VIS)