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Visas

 

Visas

The Italian Embassy is the only Embassy in Eritrea authorized to issue Schengen Visa for short term visits (90 days). It also issues all kinds of national Visas for Italy.

On the basis of a number of representation agreements, the Embassy issues Schengen Visas for: Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Malta, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden and the Netherlands.

All information needed is available on the web site “ A visa for Italy "

The application form and the information sheet are also available at the gate of the Embassy.

PLEASE NOTE

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That the Embassy receives the applicants only by appointment from Monday to Friday from 09.30 to 12.30 and on Tuesday from 15.00 to 16.30; appointments must be taken by calling the Embassy at the following number +291 1 121852

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That the application fee is 60 euros, payed in nakfa at the exchange rate decided month by month by the Bank of Italy; the payment is due while submitting the application to the Visa Section; the payment is due independently on the outcome of the application, therefore in case of refusal money cannot be given back

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That the applicants must fulfil every obligations established by law; the collection of the required documents is entirely on the applicants; the relevant documents cannot be sent to the Embassy through any channel; the Embassy will consider only the documents submitted personally by the applicants

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That due to preliminary consultations required by Schengen Partners in accordance with art. 22 of the European Visa Code (Regulation n. 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council), all visa applications of Eritrean nationals will be subjected to internal silence procedure for seven calendar days and further time needed to process the visa applications. Please take this time limit into account when you approach the Embassy to get an appointment.




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