Re-entry Visa



Note: - Effective 3 July 2017, application for this visa will be made at the VFS office. Please see address below

People lawfully residing in Italy, having lost their residence permit and/or passport in Nigeria, can apply for this visa enabling them to return to Italy. All the applicants of this type of visa can be called for an interviewed at the Consulate General after the submission of documents. Re-entry visa can be issued ONLY after authorization from the competent "Questura" (Police Headquarters) in Italy. It's a National visa (type D) - Single entry.

For this type of visa , application must be made directly at the VFS office
( Plot 110, Admiral Ayinla Way,
Opposite Treasure Garden Estate,
Third Roundabout, Lekki Phase I – Lagos)
On Monday to friday
From 8.00 A.M. to 10.00 A.M

Visa Fees

Application Type Visa Fee in Euros Visa Fee in Naira
Long Term visas (more than 90 days)
(Re-Entry Visa)
116  39700

Please Note:

  • The applicable visa fee in Naira is as per current exchange rate. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Naira in 500 & above only be accepted
  • The visa fee should only be paid at the time of submission of the documents at the Application center.
  • Services charges

    Visa Category Service Fee (NRN)
    Re-Entry Visa 8200

Documents Required

Document checklist for Re-Entry Visa

Requisite documents for re-entry visa

Photo Specifications

Photo Appearance

  • The photograph must be a full-face front view in which the visa applicant is facing the camera directly.
  • Face should cover about 60-70 percent of the photo area.
  • The photograph must be in color and have only a white background. Photos with dark, busy, or patterned backgrounds will not be accepted.
  • General, the applicant's head, including both face and hair, should be shown from the crown of the head to the tip of the chin on top and bottom and from hairline side-to-side. It is preferable that ears be exposed
  • Photograph depicting a person wearing a traditional facemask or veil that does not permit adequate identification is not acceptable.
  • Annex A Photograph Guidelines

Processing Time

To be decided by The Italy Consulate with cases to cases

Download Form


Visa application form ( long stay)
It is mandatory all applicants click here to download declaration form