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BUSINESS Schengen Visa (C Type)

 

BUSINESS Schengen Visa (C Type)

No liability can be accepted for application rejected as a consequence of the applicant not complying with the requirements outlined in the ESSENTIAL INFORMATION page, therefore please make sure you read it in full before applying, and in particular the relevant section for each item marked with * (click HERE).

PLEASE NOTE: applicants attending University conferences and/or academic seminars do not require a business visa, please see the Tourism visa section (click HERE).

  1. Duly completed Schengen Visa (C Type) application form*;
  2. Valid passport or travel document* (original & photocopy);
  3. Valid U.K. Residence Permit/Card* (original & photocopy);
  4. Photocopies of all previous Schengen visas issued in the last 5 years (if previous Schengen visas are endorsed in an old passport, then photocopies of the old passport must also be provided);
  5. 1 recent, colour passport size photo*
  6. Local letter demonstrating status as financial-commercial operators:
    1. recent original letter (not older than one month) on headed paper from the applicant's company in the U.K. specifying: company registration number; reasons the applicant is expected in Italy; position held by the applicant; dates of trip and duration of stay; declaration of financial responsibility if applicable. You must also include photocopies of your last three pay slips;
    2. for self-employed applicants: certificates of incorporation; + business bank statements (photocopies of last three months); + business income taxes (photocopies) or, in alternative, a recent (no older than one month) original letter from your accountant;

      PLEASE NOTE
      Letters addressed “to whom it may concern” will not be accepted, your letter must be signed with the signee’s name and position. Please ensure the heading of your letter reads as follows: to the attention of “Consulate General of Italy for Scotland and Northern Ireland”.

  7. Business license of Italian company (Visura Camerale);
  8. Original Business invitation letter* from the Italian company (not older than one month);
  9. Proof of sponsorship and/or accommodation* for Companies or Organizations, if applicable (unless indicated in the Business invitation letter);
  10. Bank statements*;
  11. Travel ticket reservations*;
  12. Proof of accommodation* (unless indicated in the Business invitation letter);
  13. Travel insurance*;
  14. Return Envelope*;
  15. Fees* €80.00/€35.00;
  16. For all items marked with * see the ESSENTIAL INFORMATION section HERE. No liability can be accepted for application rejected as a consequence of the applicant not complying with the requirements outlined in the ESSENTIAL INFORMATION section.

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