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Students

 

Students

STUDENT VISA REQUIREMENTS 

 

Please BE ADVISED that beginning on February 15, 2016
Long Stay STUDY VISA (D) will be applied a fee, read here.

 

1. Students participating in study abroad programs:

Kindly note that original documents need to be submitted exactly in the following order.

Please also note that you will have to provide a separate set of photocopies (stapled together) of the documents indicated in points 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.

1. Long term visa application form and one recent passport size picture (1”3/8 x 1”3/4, full front view, white background).

2. Passport (valid at least 90 days beyond the expiration date of the visa) and photocopy of the main page.

3. Photocopy of student’s ID and driver’s license (or state ID).

4. Letter filled out from the University in Italy (not simply filled out by the American Institution but on their own letterhead) directed to the Visa Office of the Italian Consulate in New York, confirming the enrolment of the student, program dates, duration, weekly hours of attendance (minimum 20 hours a week) and specifying the address of the student’s accommodation.

5. Letter from the University in United States, addressed to the Visa Office of the Italian Consulate in New York, specifying that the student is officially enrolled with said University and confirming his/her enrollment in the University Study Abroad Program in Italy. The letter should also indicate the address of the University in Italy, program dates and duration.

6. Personal bank letter or bank statement on its official letterhead, indicating the total amount of funds in their personal account (no joint bank accounts). Please note that the minimum amount of funds required to study in Italy is about 50 dollars per day (to cover basic expenses in Italy and repatriation costs).

7. Personal credit card statement with indication of credit limit.

Students who have been granted a scholarship/financial aid are required to provide a letter from the

University stating the amount and the date of disbursement.

8. Schengen medical insurance covering medical evacuation and repatriation for the first 15 days of their stay in Italy.

9. Personal Money Order duly filled out and addressed to Consulate General of Italy, 690 Park Ave., New York NY 10065.

Long Study Visas (over 90 days) will be applied a fee

 

Visa Office has full authority to evaluate and request additional documentation, if deemed necessary, in addition to what  particular visa.

 

2. Students enrolling in full Italian University Programs:

You need to contact the school office of the Italian Consulate (legale.newyork@esteri.it) to accomplish with all the requirements regulated by the M.I.U.R. (Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research) for enrolling in a full Italian University program.

Appointments for a visa can be requested only upon confirmation of the admission to the entrance exam at an Italian University.

Visa requirements:

1.Visa Appliction form duly filled in and signed. For short stay visas up to 90 days please download and fill in Schengen Visa application form. For long stay visas beyond 90 days please download and fill in Long term application form;

2.Recent passport-style photo (3,5 cm x 4,5 cm or 1''3/8 x 1''3/4, full front and white background);

3.Passport or travel document valid at least three months over the planned stay in Italy and a photocopy of relevant pages;

4.current student ID and a copy. In the case of non U.S. citizens you need to have the U.S. Alien Registration Card, or F1 Visa and updated I-20 and a copy;

5. one way flight reservation;

6. copy of declaration of value (dichiarazione di valore), if applicable, issued by the School Office of the Italian Consulate/Embassy having jurisdiction over the University/School that issued the certificate; for any information on the declaration of value and whenever required or necessary, please visit Declarations of Value.
To schedule an appointment with the School Office of the Consulate General of Italy in New York, or for additional information, please write an email to newyork.notarile@esteri.it ;

7.Declaration of the availability in Italy of appropriate lodgings. In case the applicant will be staying with friends/family, a letter of invitation is required along with a copy of the host's ID ("Permit of stay" for non-European Union citizens);

8.Proof of financial means of support in Italy of no less than 442,30 Euro monthly (aproximatively 600 USD) The availability can be proven through:

- Bank letter showing the details of the personal bank account of the student;

- Bank letter showing the details of a joint bank account in the name of both the student and his/her family;

- an official letter from the Financial Aid Advisor, stating the amount granted for that semester and the date of disbursement;

9.US health insurances letter with the coverage for the first two weeks of your study. The letter from your insurance company must state that you will be covered for all medical expenses, hospitalization and repatriation for at least 30,000 euro during your stay in Europe. If your current insurance company does not provide such coverage, you are requested to find an international insurance (n. 25 of FAQs).

All documents listed in #6, 7, 8, and 9 must be presented in original and photocopy

 

 

3. Students independently attending a course on Italian Language/Culture

1. Application form duly filled in and signed. For short stay visas up to 90 days please download and fill in Schengen Visa application form. For long stay visas beyond 90 days please download and fill in Long term application form;

2. Recent passport-style photo (3,5 cm x 4,5 cm or 1''3/8 x 1''3/4, full front and white background);

3. Passport or travel document valid at least three months over the planned stay in Italy and a photocopy of relevant pages;

4. Copy of driver’s license, State ID, State Income Tax or last 3 months utility bills;

5. Return flight reservations for study programs shorter than 90 days and one way flight reservation for study programs longer than 90 days;

6. letter of acceptance from the host Institution/School in Italy, specifying the type of course, number of weekly hours and dates;

7. Transcript of previous studies in your Home Country;

8. Declaration of the availability in Italy of appropriate lodgings. In case the applicant will be staying with friends/family, a letter of invitation is required along with a copy of the host's ID ("Permit of stay" for non-European Union citizens);

9. Proof of financial means of support in Italy of no less than € 27.89 per day (aproximatively 35 USD) for each day of the duration of the study program. The availability can be proven through:

- Bank letter showing the details of the personal bank account of the student;

- Bank letter showing the details of a joint bank account in the name of both the student and his/her family;

- an official letter from the Financial Aid Advisor, stating the amount granted for that semester and the date of disbursement;

10. US health insurances letter with the coverage for the first two weeks of your study. The letter from your insurance company must state that you will be covered for all medical expenses, hospitalization and repatriation for at least 30,000 euro during your stay in Europe. If your current insurance company does not provide such coverage, you are requested to find an international insurance (n.25 of FAQs.


All documents listed in #6, 7, 8, 9, 10 must be presented in original and photocopy.




The Visa Office has full authority to evaluate and request additional documentation, if deemed necessary, in addition to what is su

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING VISA REQUIREMENTS

1.Visa application form duly filled in and signed. For a short stay visa up to 90 days please download and fill in Schengen Visa application form. For long stay visa beyond 90 days please download and fill in Long term application form.

2.Recent passport-style photo (3,5 cm x 4,5 cm or 1''3/8 x 1''3/4, full front and white background);

3.Passport or travel document valid at least three months over the planned stay in Italy and a photocopy of relevant pages;

4.Copy of State driver’s license, State ID, State Income tax or last 3 months utility bills;

5.Return flight reservations for study programs shorter than 90 days and one way flight reservation for study programs longer than 90 days;

6.Enrollment letter to a professional training course, mentioning its duration, subject of the training program, credentials etc.). The course must be organized by training entities authorized to perform professional training programs (as per Art. 142 paragraph 1, letter d, DL 112/1998 and Decree of the Ministry of Labor N. 166 dated 05.25.2001). The course cannot exceed the duration of 24 months and must aim to obtain a professional qualification or recognition of achieved skills. The training entity must declare in the enrollment letter that it has been accredited according to the above mentioned laws to carry out professional training courses;

7.Documentation concerning previous studies in your Home Country;

8.Proof of economic means of support, as per Ministry of Interior Directive 1.3.2000;

9.Declaration of the availability in Italy of an appropriate lodging;

10. Proof of medical insurance covering the entire period of stay in Italy.
US health insurances are accepted only with letter from the insurance provider confirming overseas coverage. The letter from your insurance company must state that you will be covered for all medical expenses, hospitalization and repatriation for at least 30,000 euro during your stay in Europe. If your current insurance company does not provide such coverage, you are required to find an international insurance (n.25 of FAQs).

 


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The Visa Office has full authority to evaluate and request additional documentation, if deemed necessary, in addition to what is submitted. Furthermore, the applicant is hereby informed that submitting all required documentation does not guarantee the issuance of any particular visa.

 

STUDY INTERNSHIP VISA REQUIREMENTS

1.Visa application form duly filled in and signed. For a short stay visa up to 90 days please download and fill in Schengen Visa application form. For long stay visa beyond 90 days please download and fill in Long term application form.

2.Recent passport-style photo (3,5 cm x 4,5 cm or 1''3/8 x 1''3/4, full front and white background);

3.Passport or travel document valid at least three months over the planned stay in Italy and a photocopy of relevant pages;

4.Copy of State driver’s license, State ID, State Income tax or last 3 months utility bills;

5.Return flight reservations for study programs shorter than 90 days and one way flight reservation for study programs longer than 90 days;

6.Documentation concerning the internship program: Internship programs are organized by authorized entities (as per Art. 2 paragraph 1 of Decree of Ministry of Labor and Welfare N. 142 dated 03.25.1998) and are implemented according to a specific agreement between the promoting institution and the hosting employer. The visa can be requested by presenting a formal internship project (as per Art. 18 of Law N. 196/97 and Art. 4 of the D.M. N. 142/98) duly stamped by the competent Italian Region;

7.Proof of economic means of support, as per Ministry of Interior Directive 1.3.2000;

8.Declaration of the availability in Italy of an appropriate lodging;

9.Proof of enough financial means for returning to your Home Country or a return flight ticket;

10. Proof of medical insurance covering the entire period of stay in Italy.
US health insurances are accepted only with a letter from the insurance provider confirming overseas coverage. The letter from your insurance company must state that you will be covered for all medical expenses, hospitalization and repatriation for at least 30,000 euro during your stay in Europe. If your current insurance company does not provide such coverage, you are required to find an international insurance (n. 25 of FAQs).

 


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The Visa Office has full authority to evaluate and request additional documentation, if deemed necessary, in addition to what is submitted. Furthermore, the applicant is hereby informed that submitting all required documentation does not guarantee the issuance of any particular visa.

 

Please note that your application will be rejected if you are missing the following documents:

- For study (less than 90 days):

          - Flight reservations

          - Enrollment letter from the Italian school

- For study (more than 90 days):

          - Enrollment letter from the Italian school


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