VFS has been appointed as an outsourced partner by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in order to facilitate the submission of your visa application This website contains all information concerning the procedures and details about the submission of Italy and Malta visa applications, so visa applicants are strongly recommended to carefully read all sections of this web site in order to identify the type of visa meeting their requirement at best. It has to be noted that all Italy and Malta visa applications have to be submitted at the Italian visa application center in Lagos or Abuja.

Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and other helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.

Step 3 Applicants should fill the Visa Application Form corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the visa application form by visiting the nearest Australia Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.

  • Important information to all Malta visa applicants.
  • Handwritten forms shall no longer be accepted from 01 February 2016.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here


Visa Form
Visa Fees At A Glance
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If you have already submitted your application at the Visa application centre, to know the status of your application

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Italy Visa Application Centres

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News and updates

Handwritten forms shall no longer be accepted from 01 February 2016...

Published on 20 January 2016

The Italy Visa Application Centre has moved...

Published on 04 May 2015

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