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TOURISM Schengen Visa (C Type)

 

TOURISM 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).

  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. Documentation of socio-professional standing:
    1. Students: recent (not older than one month) original reference letter from your University/College on official headed paper, duly signed with the signee’s name and position, indicating duration of course (start and end date) and the fact that you will be returning to your studies after your holiday;
    2. Employed applicants: recent (no older than one month) original letter of references from your employer on headed paper, duly signed with the signee’s name and position, indicating ALL the following information: company registration number; start and duration of contract (permanent or temporary, with end date if temporary); job title; annual salary; vacation period. You must also include photocopies of your last three pay slips;
    3. 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 signed letter from your accountant;
    4. Retired applicants: proof of your retirement compensation from social security (photocopies);
    5. Unemployed applicants (dependent children over 18/spouses/civil partners/parents): parents/spouse’s/civil partner’s/descendant’s socio-professional standing information [see points b) to d) above]; + parents/spouse’s/civil partner’s/descendant’s bank statements*; + marriage/civil partnership/birth certificates* (original & photocopy); + Financial sponsorship form*;

      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”. IMPORTANT: If the contract/course of study terminates less than 90 days after returning from the Schengen area, travel ticket reservations* in the applicant’s name to their home country must be submitted.

  7. Bank statements*;
  8. Travel ticket reservations*;
  9. Proof of accommodation*;
  10. Travel insurance*;
  11. Return Envelope*;
  12. Fees* €80.00/€35.00;
  13. 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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