Italy Business Visa

Italy business visa is meant to facilitate the entry of business executives from foreign countries that require a visa for Italy for meeting the below requirements:-

  • Attending business meetings with clients in Italy and travel to Italy frequently
  • Looking for exploring business opportunities in Italy and getting new contracts from clients
  • Participating in Trade conferences

Visitors to Italy are needed to obtain a short stay C type business visa from Italian Consulate in India before arriving in the country to conduct business related activities. The visa decision is taken by the Consulate and an applicant must adhere to the visa validity granted to them while travelling to Italy. To gather detailed information about Italy Business visa checklist, forms, visa fees and process to book appointment, contact visa agents before submitting the application.

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Italy Business Visa Checklist for Applicant

  • Original Passport [Current and Previous if applicable].

  • 3 Photographs 35–45 mm in width Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70–80% of the photograph in white background

  • Last 3 month’s salary financial statements.

  • Employment reference letter and pay slips.

  • Income Tax Returns or Form 16 A.

  • Travel medical insurance shall be valid throughout the territory of the Member States and cover the entire period of the person’s intended stay or transit. The minimum coverage shall be EUR 30 000. 

  • Flight reservation and hotel booking

Italy Business Visa Checklist for Inviter

  • Invitation letter on company letterhead

  • Copy of the passport or Identity card of the person in Italy who is signing the invitation letter

  • Copy of the Visura Camarale of the inviting Company (Registration with the local Chamber of commerce)

Italy Business Visa Checklist for Sponsor

  • Company financial statements.

  • Company ITR for last 3 years.

  • Business Covering Letter from Employer to Employee.

  • Conference or Training letter from Italy association/organization if not been invited from Italian counterpart.

Sanctum Consulting Italy Process and Services

Business visa
  • Filling Italy Business Visa Application Form

  • Customizing Italy business visa checklist as per the applicant’s case

  • Scheduling appointments for biometrics

  • Providing cover letter format for applicant and invitation Letter format for sponsor or inviter.

  • Assist in preparing the complete day wise business agenda.

  • Mock Interview preparation with options of face to face at our office premises or though telephone or Skype calls if required.

  • Providing flight itinerary and searching for hotel booking link assistance.

  • Travel Insurance assistance at additional cost

Frequently Asked Questions – Italy Business Visa

One must possess a passport with a validity date of at least six months to travel to Italy.

If the visa has been damaged, the applicant is required to reapply for a fresh visa.

The process time for Italy visa is approximately 12 working days.

Documents related to your employment, finances and travel are mostly required for the visa processing. To know about the document checklist visit for Italy visa, contact our visa agents.

Funds required for single applicant should be INR 3-4 lakhs approximately and above. However it is recommended to seek expert advice about the funds requirement prior to visa application as there are various factors which have to be considered before deciding the exact amount to be maintained.

The application forms, information material and the arrangement of an appointment are free of charge.  To get more information contact our visa agents for guidance.

Visa fee is non – refundable. Withdrawal of application or rejection of the same does not imply that the fee shall be refunded. Get in touch with our visa consultants to avail more information about Italy tourist visa process.

An individual can stay in Italy as along as the visa is valid. The person should exit Italy prior to expiry of the visa validity.