Student Visa from India to Italy

Student Visa from India to Italy Description

  • Foreigners who want to pursue an educational course in Italy for more than 90 days will have to obtain a student visa.
  • The Italy student visa is a long-term visa granted to students who have already been accepted for admission by a recognized higher educational institute in Italy.
  • Student visas in Italy are issued by Italian Embassies and consular posts in a student's country of origin or permanent residence. 
  • All non-EU students are required to obtain a student visa prior to entering Italy.
  • There are two types of student visas in Italy, depending on the duration of the study program.
  • Visa type C is the short-stay visa or travel visa valid for one or more entries and for a period not exceeding 90 days.
  • Intending students issued the type-C visa would have their purpose of visit clearly stated on the visa for differentiation.
  • Visa type D is a long-stay visa valid for more than 90 days. The purpose of the visit would also be clearly stated.
  • Applicants are always advised to start these procedures well in advance of the intended date of entry as the visa processing time can be lengthy.
  • The procedures for student visas in Italy are subject to change so it is worthwhile to contact the Italian Embassy for information to confirm current visa requirements.
  • Application forms for student visas in Italy must include a recent passport-size photo, a valid travel document and supporting documents depending on the type of visa the student is applying for.
  • A letter of acceptance from the university is required.
  • The insurance must be valid for all Schengen countries for minimum coverage of EUR 30,000.

Student Visa from India to Italy Requirements

  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • A passport valid for at least 6 months after the intended arrival date.
  • Two (2) blank pages of the passport are needed for visa stamps.
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) taken on a white background
  • A valid travel medical insurance of 30,000 euros to cover the entire duration of stay.
  • A copy of your flight itinerary for the duration of the visit.
  • A letter of invitation from a host in Italy(if invited by a party in Italy).
  • A 3-month bank statement of the visa applicant.
  • A financial support indication from a sponsor (in the form of a notary statement or letter if the applicant's travel is sponsored).
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • A copy of the applicant's return flight ticket.
  • Documents showing the applicant’s ties to India. 
  • Documents confirming the purpose of travel.
Validity: More than 90 days
Processing Time: Three weeks
Cost: €99.00

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