Italy Visa

Embark on an Italian Adventure: Your visa to La Dolce Vita – Italy visa for UAE residents

Visiting Italy is an amazing experience. This gorgeous European country offers a treasure trove of irreplaceable culture, history, and culinary adventures. However, you need to know the requirements for entry into Italy from UAE. To visit this gorgeous country, you will have to apply for an Italy visa. Here is the guide to obtaining an Italy visa from UAE.


Who requires a visa for Italy?

UAE nationals do not require a visa. If the intended stay in Italy is shorter than 90 days, However, if you are an expat in the UAE and have a current residence visa, you must apply for a Schengen visa at VFS Global in Dubai.

UAE nationals' requirements for an Italy visa

UAE passport holders travelling to Italy are eligible for a ‘Visa On Arrival”. If their stay is less than 90 days. They must submit the following documents at the port of entry.


1. UAE Passport: The validity period must be at least three months.
2. Describe the visit’s goal and provide supporting details.
3. The proof of finances to cover the expenses during the stay.
4. Other relevant records that might be important in some situations. For instance, a letter from the company if the trip is for business purposes.

Documents required

1. Valid passport valid for at least three months from the expected return date A minimum of two of the pages should be blank.
One white-background, passport-sized colour photo.

2. Submit confirmed flight bookings


3. Proof of accommodation – confirmed hotel reservations

4. A cover letter describing your purpose of travel.

5. Proof of financial capacity. You can share your bank statements, credit card statements, and details about your personal assets and investments.

6. Travel insurance from an insurance firm.

Steps to apply your visa to Italy from Dubai, UAE:

1. Select the visa type, you can select either a tourist visa or a business visa for your trip.
2. Applicants must visit VFS global to submit the application and pay the fee when submitting their application.
3. We will make sure you have all the necessary documents.
4. We will help you to fill out the Schengen form online.
5. Upon dispatch from the consulate, the passport would be couriered.

Frequently asked Questions

Processing takes at least 14 working days from the date the documents are received.

No, the visa application fee is non-refundable.

One of the key benefits is that you won’t have to deal with time-consuming visa procedures. As a travel consultant in Dubai, We assist you at every stage using our experience and understanding in managing visas, which we have earned over the years. One of our main priorities is quick and precise processing, and we work hard to meet your visa needs in a timely and accurate manner.

Italy is a Schengen country, and you can go there if you have a visa from another Schengen country in Europe. But you must apply for an Italy visa if you plan to stay in Italy for a long period of time.

Dubai to Italy visa price varies from the  kind of visa you choose. Adults should budget AED 297 on average for a short trip,  while  AED 149 for children under the age of 12.

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