General Information

Due to security concerns, we do not permit interested parties such as friends, relatives or business contacts to accompany visa applicants.

We request all applicants not to bring along any other interested parties, family or friends to the visa application centre due to security concerns

VFS has been appointed as an outsourced partner by The Italian Embassy, Sri Lanka to facilitate visa applications to Italy and Schengen countries.

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How to apply?

Embassy of Italy, Sri Lanka will accept applications from residents of Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Note: All Italian Visa related services handled at Italian Visa Application Centre, located at No 61, Janadhipathi Mawatha-Colombo 01, will be subjected to an additional service fee.

Important Notice

  1. Visa Notice
  2. Rights and duties of foreign nationals for long-term stays in Italy – over 90 days
  3. Rights and duties of foreign nationals for entry or short-stay of up to 90 days in the Schengen Area