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Visas

 

Visas

IMPORTANT NOTICE

 

THERE ARE NO ON-LINE APPLICATIONS AS SCHENGEN VISAS CANNOT BE PROCESSED ON LINE.

Visa applications for residents in Zambia must be submitted to the Embassy of Italy in Lusaka STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT.

Malawi residents must apply through the VFS Office of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Lilongwe (Email: info.norwaymalawi@vfshelpline.com ).

NO visa appointments through telephone calls, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Whatsapp or any other social media.

To book an appointment please write to lusaka.visa@esteri.it 

Ensure to provide all the information required in the automatic reply stating clearly “NOT APPLICABLE” to the questions that are not relevant to your case.

ONLY those who have provided information on all 6 points of the automatic message, will receive a reply to their e-mail and further information on how to proceed.

The visa application form will be sent to applicants together with the requirements when the appointment is confirmed.

DO NOT

· SEND COPIES OF DOCUMENTS unless specifically requested by this Visa Office

· request information on supporting documents and/or on how to complete application forms

Waiting times for appointments vary throughout the year and during peak holiday-times may take up to 6 weeks. Processing time for a visa may take up to 15 days and requires 5 working days.

DO APPLY FOR YOUR SCHENGEN VISA WELL IN ADVANCE, as appointments may be booked up to 90 days before your departure.

You may wish to consult the general information on Schengen visas 

 


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