Anyone travelling to Italy including minors needs a valid Italy visa from UK to enter and explore its attractions. As Italy is part of the Schengen zone all other countries in the member state are also free to travel without having to apply for any additional visa.
For a successful Italy tourist visa application you need to submit the following Visa documents:
Italy visa UK application form completed & signed by parents or legal guardian.
If the minor is travelling with just one parent, the other parent needs to give a written permission that has been properly notarized by a public notary. If minor is going without parents, both parents need to give a signed written authorization.
Copy of valid Schengen visa of parents, hotel reservation and flight ticket must be provided if the minor is travelling with both parents.
Birth Certificate of the child.
Original and copy of UK residence permit valid for at least one month after coming back from Italy.
Passport or copies of ID of both parents.
Passport size photo not more than 6 months old.
Evidence of school background
Current school enrolment, attendance and absence certificate from school.
Hotel reservation or other accommodation proof with exact address in Italy.
Round trip flight ticket details.
Provide invitation letter if going to stay with friend or relative.
Evidence of having sufficient money to cover entire holiday expenses.
Travel health insurance with a minimum coverage of EUR 30.000 that covers medical treatment, emergency hospital admission and repatriation.
Minor travel documentation are generally the same as adults. Only a few additional documents are required to be
To apply for Italy tourist visa from UK with us, follow the below mentioned simple steps:
Fill the visa application for kids.
Pay the Children visa fees online securely.
Get express visa appointment.
Visit the visa centre with all your documents.
Submit documents & provide your biometrics.
Receive Passport & visa directly through VFS via courier or collect yourself from VFS centre based on the delivery mode you selected at the time of your visa application submission.
The processing time for Italy Schengen visa from UK varies depending on nationalities for example, whether you are applying for a long stay or a short stay visa. Generally visa processing time for short stay of up to 90 days ranges between 7-8 working days and long stay Children visa process takes around 8-15 working days. It might take up to fifteen days for some nationalities. To learn more in detail get in touch with us.
Validity of VFS Italian visa depends on several factors including whether you are applying for the first time or you have previously obtained multiple Schengen visas and been there several times. Italy generally grants tourist visa for 3 months to 2 years or even more but the longest stay permitted in a single trip is 90 days.