Security Notice for Applicants Visiting Italian Visa Application Centre

All applicants entering the visa application centre will be subject to a security search. Separate facilities will be made available for ladies.

Mobile phones are not permitted to use inside the application centre, and need to be switched off while entering to the Visa application centre. 

Only applicants are permitted to get inside the Visa application centre. Relatives, friends or any other person apart from applicant will not be allowed. Identity of applicant will be checked while entering the application centre. Therefore, all applicants are requested to bring original passport or a valid government issued ID card (including his / her National ID Card, Driving License, Voter Card etc.) to enter the Visa Application Centre.

Due to security reasons the following items will not be permitted inside the Application Centre or stored in the premises.

  • All battery operated or electronic gadgets such as cameras, audio/video cassettes, compact discs, MP3's, floppies, laptops, or portable music players.
  • All bags such as travel bags, back packs, briefcases, suitcases, leather / jute / cloth bags and zip folders. Only a plastic bag containing your application related papers would be permitted.
  • Sealed envelopes or packages.
  • Any inflammable item such as matchboxes/ lighters/ fuel etc.
  • Any sharp objects such as scissors, pen knives or nail filers.
  • Weapon or weapon like objects or explosive material of any kind.

The list provided above is not finite. Other items may be prohibited based on Security Staff's discretion.

Due to security concerns, we do not permit interested parties such as friends, relatives or business contacts to accompany visa applicants. However, interpreters are allowed to accompany hearing-impaired / physically challenged applicants. All Applicants are required to show a valid government issued ID card (including his / her Passport, National ID Card, Driving License, Voter Card etc. to enter into the VAC to streamline the unwanted outsiders.

Please Note:
There is no facility at the Visa Application Centre to store prohibited items. Applicants are requested to make alternate arrangements to keep the same before entry into the centre.