Visa applications by appointment
In order to improve the service to the public and avoid long lines, this Embassy has decided to adopt a system of appointments for visa applications.
Therefore, as of 28 November 2012, all Visa applications from permanent residents of this Consular jurisdiction (District of Columbia, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland, and Arlington and Fairfax Counties in Virginia) will be accepted only by appointment.
You may book your appointment through our website: BOOK NOW
For Visa pick ups no appointment is needed.
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NOTICE TO VISA APPLICANTS
- VISAS WILL BE ISSUED IN ABOUT 7-15 DAYS;
- TO AVOID FURTHER DELAYS WE ADVICE APPLICANTS TO READ THE GENERAL INFORMATION AND THE FAQ LINKS;
- DUE TO NEW REGULATIONS, US CITIZENS GOING TO STUDY IN ITALY FOR LESS THAN 90 DAYS ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED TO SECURE A STUDY VISA.
VISA OFFICE HOURS
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm .
(An appointment is required. Personal appearance is mandatory)
Embassy of Italy
3000 Whiteheaven St NW
Washington, DC, 20008
Tel. 202-612-4421 or 4423 (we accept phone call between 2 and 4:00 pm)
Fax 202-462 9406
PASSPORT/VISA MAILING INFORMATION:
If the applicant elect to have the passport returned by mail a SELF-ADDRESSED, PRE-PAID EXPRESS MAIL ENVELOPE MUST BE PROVIDED ALONG WITH THE VISA APPLICATION (REGULAR MAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED). Envelopes with insufficient postage will not be mailed.
Passport and visas can be always collected at this Office during regular business hours.