Do I need a VISA to travel to Italy?

NO VISA IS NECESSARY

  • If you are a U.S. citizen
  • Will be traveling to Italy for up to 90 days for tourism
  • Will be traveling to Italy for up to 90 days for
    • study,
    • business
    • as part of a political or government mission
    • for a sports event
    • in response to an invitation from a recognized Italian public or private entity.

IF NONE OF THE ABOVE APPLY TO YOU

To apply for a visa in the U.S. you need to have at least one of the following:

  • U.S. Passport;
  • U.S. Permanent Resident Card (formerly Green Card);
  • For foreign students, a valid visa and valid I-20;
  • For exchange visitors, a valid visa and valid DS-2019;
  • Long term U.S. visas (Ex. L1, L2, H1, H2, R1 etc…) except B1/B2;
  • U.S. Refugee Travel Document.

You can apply for a visa at the Italian Embassy in Washingon DC only if you live in:

  • The District of Columbia (D.C.);
  • Maryland (M.D.): only Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties (all other Counties are under the jurisdiction of the Italian General Consulate in Philadelphia);
  • Virginia (V.A.): only Arlington and Fairfax Counties and the City of Alexandria (all other Counties are under the jurisdiction of the Italian General Consulate in Philadelphia).

FOR ALL OTHER AREAS OF THE UNITED STATES – Find out where to apply HERE.