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Visas to enter Italy


The Embassy of Italy in Bangkok is pleased to announce that from 5nd of January 2012 will be introduced a new system and new procedures for Visa to Italy. Under this new arrangement, VFS (Thailand) Ltd. Will operate a Joint Visa Application Center at the address indicated hereunder.  In order to submit a visa application to the Embassy of Italy in Bangkok, Thai and foreign citizens holder of a Non Immigrant Visa, of those countries for which visa is requested, can apply for a visa in person (possibility accompained by a tour operator), from Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 12:00 and from 13:00 to 16:00 at “Joint Visa Application Center” managed by VFS (Thailand), at the following address:

Italy Visa Application Centre, Unit 404, The Plaza 4th Floor, Chamchuri Square Building, Phayathai Road, Wang Mai, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 – Helpline: +66 22 639100
Email: For further information please contact the Call center +66 (0) 24607059.

VFS is a privately-run service company, authorized by this Embassy to receive visa applications and is bound by the rules of data protection in force in Italy. However, any assessment and decision on visa is taken by the Embassy only.

Visa appointment can be also scheduled directly with the Visa Office of the Embassy by following these procedures.

LONG STAY VISA. The request of any type of National Visa together with proper documentation should be submitted in person directly at the Visa Office of the Embassy as following.

Monday-Friday from 9am to 12pm – Thursday also from 2pm to 4pm

27th Fl.  CRC Tower, All Seasons Place,
87 Wireless Road , Lumpini, Phatumwan
Bangkok 10330 Tel 00662/250-4970
Fax 00662/250.4986

The application form, the invitation format, the visa fee and the list of the documentation required for every type of visa, can be found on the website of the Visa Application Center or the web site of the Embassy. For general information on visa regulations, categories and requirements please visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website.

Please be informed that the Embassy has the right to request further documentation and that by submitting the required documentation does not necessary imply that the visa will be granted.

It is recommended to submit the applications well in advance (at least two weeks) before the departure date. All visa seekers are recommended to confirm their travel plans only after obtaining the visa. It takes on average 5 working days for issuing the decision on the visa applications. There may be changes according to the season and the type of visa.

General information and inquiries on the status of your visa application can be provided at the counter of the Joint Visa Application Center; by calling Helpline: +66 22 639101 from Monday to Friday, from 08:30 a.m to 16:00 p.m. or by emailing

The visa office provides an active information service in response to the e-mails sent to

Please check our “Frequently Asked Questions” for any questions.

Business Fast Track - through the JVAC service, trade partners and companies members of the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce (TICC) receive benefits from facilitations in the visa application procedure on the basis of the agreement between the Embassy  and TICC.





Visa to participate to the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy


The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy will take place in Rome from Tuesday, 8th December 2015 to Monday, 20th November 2016. Pilgrims coming from Countries subject to visa requirement can opt to pay a voluntary contribution by filling an online form and thus receiving the document “First aid Pass – Iubilaeum Misericordiae”, which will guarantee pilgrims to be entitled to emergency healthcare free of charge in public and accredited hospitals of the Italian National Health Service.

For further information regarding the “First aid Pass – Iubilaeum Misericordiae” please click here.

Pre departure Notice

- News for students in Italy – Re-entry issue
Foreigner students leaving Italy without receiving their first residence permit and  are willing to return there to continue to study, should apply through the Consulate (Visa Office / Joint Visa Application Center) before leaving Thailand, for a re-entry visa which will be issued upon receipt of clearance by the Italian Police Station where the student live and cannot re-enter with postal receipt issued upon application of the residence permit.

Any comment and suggestions on the service provided by our Visa Office and the “Visa Application Center” are highly appreciated. Please send an email to

Visa Office
Opening Hours

From Monday to Friday
From 09:00 to 16:00
Fax: +66-2-250.4986
Tel:  +66-2-250.4970




Visa Information System (VIS)


Beginning 14 november 2013 the Visa Office of the Italian Embassy will start working with the VIS


Personal Data Protection