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Do you need a visa to Italy? Please check here

Visas are issued by the Consulate General of Italy in New York only to applicants who are residents of its consular jurisdiction (States of New York, Connecticut, New Jersey (only the Counties of Bergen, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, Warren, Essex, Middlesex, Monmouth, Hunterdon, Mercer, Somerset) and Bermuda 



The Schengen visa is valid for a maximum of 90 days and allows the visa holder to travel to all of the 27 European Countries that signed the Schengen Agreement namely: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

If you intend to visit one or more Schengen Countries in the course of a single trip, you must apply for a visa at the Consulate of the Country that is your main destination (i.e. where you will stay longer). If you are planning to spend an equal amount of time in different Countries, the visa must be requested at the Consulate of the Schengen Country port of entry (the Country you enter first).

Please note that the border authorities may refuse entry to a foreign national who does not meet all requirements.



The National Visa is a long-term visa (over 90 days) issued by the Consulate General of Italy in New York for various purposes (elective residency, work, study, family reunion, diplomatic or military mission, adoption etc).


If a visa is required, please schedule an appointment online

Appointments must always be confirmed by the applicant, using the online portal Prenot@mi, 3 to 10 days prior to the scheduled appointment date.

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Frequently asked question


The Visa Office is located in 54 E 69th Street (corner of Park Ave). 

The Postal address is:

Consulate General of Italy
Visa Office
690 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065-5009