VISA OFFICE - UFFICIO VISTI

Effective Jan. 1st, 2015, the Visa Office of the Italian Consulate General in Los Angeles will schedule a max of 11 appointments  for the mornings  of Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday. A max of 4 time slots will be allocated for Wednesday afternoon. We will be closed on Thursday.
PLEASE NOTE: "maximum of 4 persons per appointment" ONLY (we repeat ONLY) applies to MEMBERS OF THE SAME FAMILY (father, mother, children), not friends or co-workers!!! As an example, a family of 6 (father, mother + 4 children) must book two (2) appointment "time slots" (4+2). Any other applicant who is not a member of a family must reserve and individual time slot.
PLEASE NOTE: In order to apply for a visa, your passport must have been issued within the last ten years. A passport older than ten years that has been extended for a period exceeding ten years from the time of issuance cannot be accepted.
REMINDER: In order to avoid delays in the issuance of a visa, it is important that you please:
1. check our website before attending your appointment;
2. bring a copy of your appointment confirmation;
3. make sure to bring all supporting documents listed on your website and your original passport (+  copy of the page of your passport containing your picture and all your details);
4. ARRIVE ON TIME FOR THE SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT, possibly a few minutes earlier (late appointments cannot be attended);
5. CANCEL YOUR APPOINTMENT IN A TIMELY MANNER (USING THE APPROPRIATE ON-LINE FUNCTION) IF UNABLE TO ATTEND.
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A P P O I N T M E N T S

Schedule an Appointment
Step by Step Guide to Create a NEW USER Account and Make an Appointment with Our Consulate

R E Q U I S I T E S

SCHENGEN  VISA (- 90 Days)
SCHENGEN VISA GENERAL INFORMATION
Schengen Visa  Application  Form (to be used  ONLY in case of a Schengen Visa Application,  LESS than 90 days)
Tourist Visa Requirements
Schengen Study Visa (Study Program up to 90 days) - This type of visa is to be obtained ONLY by citizens of countries for which a Schengen Visa is required)
Transit Visa Requirements
Transit Visa Requirements
(Airport)

Business Visa Requirements

NATIONAL VISA (+ 90 Days)
National Visa Application Form (English Version)  (to be used  ONLY in case of a Visa Application of MORE than 90 days)
Italian ("National") Study Visa Requirements
(more than 90 days)

Mission Visa for Accompanying Dependents of Military Personnel Posted at a Base in Italy

Mission Visa for a Minor Accompanying Military Personnel Posted at a Base in Italy
 

IMPORTANT MISCELLANEOUS

Fingerprinting Requirements
Visa Application - Checklist
(how to survive your visa interview)
Visa Application by Mail - Checklist
(visa application without appearing in person)

Study Visas : Batch Applications (This page is intended for Institutions of Learning only)
Itinerary Form
Letter of Invitation
Visa Fees