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VISA Requirements To Study in Italy

Students learning at Parola Italian language school

Information In Order to Request a Student VISA in Italy Italian Government and Education in Italy

Parola Italian language school gives information and bureaucracy back up on VISA requirements to study in Italy. Our language institute provides the certificates to request a student VISA at the embassy of the student's country.


Students who want to learn Italian in Italy for longer than 3 months - and they are not part of European Union - have to double check with the embassy or at the consulate of their own country.


Get Information At Your Embassy Before Asking for VISA

Getting information directly from the embassy of their own country is essential and crucial, because each nation have its own rules concerning the study VISA acceptance.

For all the students attending Italian language courses at Parola language school, our institute will help students out to provide a low bureacracy process to get the VISA in Italy.


All the information on this page has been thoroughly investigated by Parola Italian language school, anyhow, rules for the Permit of Stay in Italy are subject to changes frequently. Parola is not resposable for changes on the VISA process.

The student is kindly request to get information on the Permit of Stay in his own country.

Study VISA rules are different according to the country. Parola school will provide all the documents and the possible help for the Permit of Stay according to the legal rules of the country of origin.

Note: Parola school DOES NOT guarantee the VISA grant

For further information, please, contact our language school in Florence or call us at 0039 055 242182.


Students who do not require the VISA in Italy

The citizens of the following countries do not need any passport or permit of stay to study in Italy. These students, when requested, might also present an alternative document of identification:

  • Austria

  • Belgium

  • Croatia

  • Finland

  • France

  • Germany

  • Greece

  • Liechtenstein

  • Luxembourg

  • Malta

  • Monaco

  • Netherlands

  • Portugal

  • Poland

  • San Marin

  • Slovenia

  • Slovakia

  • Czech Republic

  • Spain

  • Sweden

  • Switzerland

Documents and Requirements for the Student VISA application

These are the standard documents to aks for a student VISA in Italy:

  • Application form

  • 1 Passport-size photograph

  • 1 full blank page of valid passport

  • Declaration of sufficient funds for the stay in Italy

Further Information on where and how to apply for the student VISA in the world.

These are the specific documents for a student VISA:

  1. Medical insurance for the period of stay

  2. Letter from Italian educational institution addressed to the Italian Consulate General confirming acceptance of the VISA application, explaining details of the Italian language course with the grammar level and the basic grammar programs

  3. Letter of reference from the educational institution - in this case Parola school - confirming applicant's status

  4. Certification of payment in full for the program of the educational institution

  5. Proof of accommodation and address of the student's lodging

Note: the presentation of the requested documents does not ensure the student VISA for Italy, which depends on many other factors such as frequency of visits in the country, type of educational program or types of payment and so on.

Validity of Student Visa in Italy

The student Visa can last from 90 day to 360 days. For the renewal, please the student must ask to the embassy of the country of origin.

Time to issue the VISA for Italy

Duration for issuing the student Visa: 2 - 5 days. Anyway, time might vary depending on the country of origin.

Help for Students' Visa in Florence (Italy)

Parola Italian language school helps students who wish to learn Italian in Italy with some of the procedures to obtain the VISA in Italy i.e. certificates of attendance and certificate of payment and other specific documents.

For further information, you can also refer to languagenet.com.

Further Information On Student Visa in Italy

Please, contact Parola Italian language school in Florence to have further information on the Permit of Stay to study at our Italian language school in Italy.

PAROLA - Italian Language Courses in Florence - Borgo Santa Croce, 4 - 50122 Florence - Italy - Tel. 055 242182 - info@parola.it
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