Visa Application Process

Applicants are requested to read the below mentioned steps carefully before submitting their application at the Italian visa application center, Lagos or Abuja.

It is recommended to refer the Attached PDF file for process flow at Visa application center Click here

APPLICATIONS FOR ALL APPLICANTS WITH OLD MACHINE READABLE PASSPORTS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED FROM 30TH OCTOBER, 2010.

ALL APPLICANTS ARE HENCEFORTH TO PROVIDE THE NEW BIO-METRIC PASSPORTS.

Applicants please be informed that Italian consulate would require a minimum of three (3) consecutive empty pages in your passport in order to issue a visa STICKER on your passport.

All applicants are required to book an appointment online to submit their visa application at the Joint Schengen visa application center.

Note: All the applicants, irrespective of his/her intended duration of stay in Italy or the Schengen area has to sign & submit a Declaration of the provision of true and complete information with their application form.

Declaration on Travel Health Insurance

Applicants applying for all Multiple Entry Schengen Visas, irrespective of the validity, will also have to provide a written guarantee that they will cover all successive trips with an International Health Insurance valid for the intended period of travel.

ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUSTED TO SUBMIT- together with their visa application form –

a typed information sheet providing the following details as per their passport:

  • Surname
  • Names
  • Date of birth
  • Passport number
  • Nationality
  • Personal phone number
  • Personal active e-mail address    
  • Travel dates
  • Airline used
  • Flight Route

Submission of these details is mandatory