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Per chi si reca in Italia - Visas


Per chi si reca in Italia - Visas


We would like to inform all VISA applicants that following the pandemic of COVID19 travel to Italy is restricted, only a few categories are allowed to travel (including, but not only, for reasons of work, health or absolute necessity, or to return home or to one's place of residence or dwelling, as well as for reasons of study). 

Please check this link for further information.

The visa booking system on “Prenota OnLine” has been temporarily suspended.

If you need to apply for a visa within the allowed categories YOU MUST write an e-mail to the Visa Office at



you need to schedule your appointment for visas


PRIVACY POLICY ACKNOLEDGMENT: By submitting documentation to this Consulate General of Italy in Miami, you confirm that you have read and understood the information in the privacy document (click on above link PRIVACY POLICY) pertaining to the handling of personal data that you submit to this office per EU regulations (RGPD).

DO I NEED A VISA? Click here to find out if you need a visa, then return to this page and scroll down for detailed visa instructions.

If you need a visa, CLICK HERE TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT. - Please arrive no sooner than 25 minutes prior to the scheduled appointment time.

IMPORTANT: Visa applicants who have difficulty finding an available appointment slot prior to their scheduled departure date must continue checking the Prenota Online website (even multiple times a day) for appointments that become newly available following cancellations.

Below, you can find the table with the consular fees (the prices for the main services offered by the Consulate General of Italy in Miami), which applies to this quarter, and the Eur/$ exchange rate.

Table with consular fees

 This table changes every quarter.



For information not specifically listed in the pages indicated below, please contact the visa office at the following e-mail address:

Passports must be valid at least 3-6 months beyond the date of your return to the United States. Passports must contain at least two blank pages for the visa sticker. Passports must have been issued within the previous 10 years.

Foreigners who visit Italy for business, tourism, or study for up to 90 days must fill out a“dichiarazione di presenza” (declaration of presence). This document will be given to foreigners when they arrive in Italy.

All visitors who stay for more than 90 days must apply for a “permesso di soggiorno” (residency permit) from the local Questura (police department) within 8 days of their arrival in Italy.

Passports and visas will be returned exclusively by mail. The applicant must bring a self addressed, prepaid or stamped envelope. The Visa Office will accept only USPS Express Mail prepaid envelopes from the U.S. Postal Service (no FedEx, no UPS). The Visa Office is not responsible for lost or stolen passports in transit.


  • Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays: 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Thursday:      Closed to the Public

You can book an appointment at your convenience, but your appointment date must be within 90 days of your departure date.


4000 Ponce de Leon, Suite 590 
Coral Gables, FL 33146  

Instructions for Visas

Schengen Tourist/Transit (including business and academic conferences)

Schengen Business


Subordinate Work

Religious Activity

Dependents of U.S. Military Serving Abroad (Mission)

Civilian Employees Assigned to U.S. / NATO Bases (Mission)

Family of non-EU citizens resident in Italy

Elective Residency

Independent Work






Schengen (Short stay) Visa Application Form (up to 90 days)

National (Long stay) Visa Application Form (more than 90 days)

Declaration for Mailing Passports (required for ALL visa applications)

Declaration of Hospitality (Original required. No photocopies, faxes, or scanned versions accepted.)

Affidavit of Financial Support (to be filled out by anyone who is financially supporting a traveller)

Parental Consent for a Minor Traveling Abroad

Invitation Letter for Business Visas

General Information for Schengen Visas

The Schengen Member States are:

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.

Citizens of the following nations do NOT need visas to visit the Schengen Area for tourism, study, official, or business stays of 90 days or less every six months:

Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, El Salvador, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Israel, Japan, Liechtenstein, Macao SAR, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, St. Kittis-Nevis, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela.

Taiwanese citizens receive the same privileges ONLY if their passports include their Identity Card reference number.

Citizens of the following nations do NOT need visas when visiting the Schengen Area for a stay of up to 90 days every six months ONLY if they are travelling with a biometric passport:

Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia.

Citizens of other countries must have a visa to enter the Schengen Area, even if they are legal residents of the United States of America.

To determine whether Italy is the correct nation to receive your application, count up the days you will be spending in Italy and in other Schengen Area countries. If:

Italy is your only Schengen Area destination, OR You are visiting different countries in the Schengen Area, but Italy is the country in the Schengen Area where you will be spending most of the time (number of days), OR You are visiting different countries in the Schengen area, but you are spending an equal number of days in each country, and Italy is your first port of entry in the Schengen area, then you may apply for a Schengen visa through this Consulate.



Please check the complete information at the following link: