Visa Application Form: One fully completed and signed application form (do not print double sided). This form must be completed in block capitals and signed in blue/black ink only.
Passport: The passport must be valid at least three months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States area and have at least two blank visa pages.
Passport photos: 2 colour passport photos taken in the recent 3 months.
Proof of status. Employment Authorization or Residency Permit: a copy (front and back) of your Employment Pass, Blue IC, Work Permit or "PR".
Bank statement. Copy of the applicant's recent bank statement from the past 3 months. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.
Employment Letter. Copy of a letter from your employer on business letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. For students, please submit an official letter from your school indicating that you are in good standing and that you are registered for the upcoming semester. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
Hotel Reservations. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations.
Personal Invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Italy ie. copy of their Italy passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Italy, copies of their Italy residence permit and their national passport's information pages.
Health Insurance. Proof of insurance coverage (medical insurance coverage for the whole period of stay in Italy; minimum insurance sum equivalent to € 30.000)
Round trip flight reservation. Confirmed flight booking - (not paid ticket) that must indicate applicant’s name, departure cities and destinations. If travelling around the Schengen area please provide all trains, flights or car rental from country to country.