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National Visas

 

National Visas

INFORMATION ON NATIONAL/LONG-STAY VISAS (for stays over 90 days):

Long-stay visas are issued by the Italian Embassy in Wellington for all applicants currently residing in New Zealand, Tuvalu, Samoa, Tonga, Niue, Cook Islands, Samoa, Kiribati, Pitcairn.

Applications can be submitted by post only (PO box 463, 6140, Wellington).

Visa processing time takes normally between 15 to 30 days starting from the day the embassy receives the complete application. Supporting documents are accepted only in Italian or English language.

Holders of a long-stay visa can travel in other Schengen countries for a period no longer than 90 days in every 6 months.

Within eight days of entry in Italy, National Visa holders must request a “Permesso di soggiorno” (residence permit) from the “Questura” (police headquarters) of the Italian city in which they intend to reside.

 

PLEASE FIND BELOW DETAILED INFORMATION ON APPLICATIONS FOR KEY VISA OPTIONS:

 

For requirements concerning other types of visa, please refer to: http://vistoperitalia.esteri.it

If you have queries about the visa process, visas or the requirements necessary to obtain a long-stay visa, please write to wellington.embassy@esteri.it.

 


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