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RESEARCH Schengen Visa (C Type) & National Visa (D Type)

 

RESEARCH Schengen Visa (C Type) & National Visa (D 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).

  1. Duly completed application form*: for short stay visas up to 90 days, please use Schengen Visa (C Type) application form; for long stay visas beyond 90 days please use National Visa (D Type) application form;
  2. Valid passport or travel document* (original & photocopy);
  3. U.K. Residence Permit/Card (original & photocopy), valid at least 3 months beyond the return date of your trip in Italy for Schengen/Short term visa. Valid (just non expired) U.K. Residence Permit/Card (original & photocopy) for National/Long term visa;
  4. 1 recent, colour passport size photo*
  5. For Schengen/Short term visa only: 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);
  6. For long stay visas beyond 90 days: Nulla osta (Entry Clearance) for research purposes issued from the Immigration Desk (SUI) of the relevant Questura (Police Station). The Nulla Osta is valid 6 months only, please make arrangements accordingly;
  7. For short stay visas up to 90 days: documentation certifying that the applicant is a researcher employed by a foreign university or research institution; + hosting agreement (Convenzione di accoglienza) concluded with the applicant by the Italian accredited University or Research Institute, & photocopy, specifying: research program activity; salary; insurance cover; proof of sufficient funds for a suitable lodging;
  8. Travel ticket reservations*: round-trip for short-term Schengen Visa of less than 90 days; one-way for long-term National visa of more than 90 days;
  9. Return Envelope*;
  10. Fees* €116.00 for D Type Visa; C Type Visa is free of charge;
  11. 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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