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.

  • All applicants are required to book an appointment online to submit their visa application at the Joint Schengen visa application center. Frequent travelers can walk-in without an appointment. Please read the eligibility criteria for frequent travelers on
  • Important information to all Malta visa applicants.
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