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Welcome to the Visa Section of our website

This Visa Office accepts applications from residents in this consular jurisdiction.

Do you need a Visa to enter Italy? Please click here

Canadian citizens are allowed to visit Italy and the rest of the Schengen countries for tourism or business purposes for up to ninety days in any 180 day period WITHOUT A VISA.

If you have already been in the Schengen area and wish to visit again, you can estimate how long you may return for using the Travel
Time Calculator for short-stays in the Schengen area.

Please note that you should consider the Calculator as merely a helpful tool, in that the results given do not necessarily entitle you to remain in the Schengen area for the period of time calculated. To calculate click here.

Important Warning

Please note that, for security reasons, some of the procedures related to our appointment system have been changed.

From now on, it will still be possible to register and book an appointment online, but it WILL NOT be possible to modify their personal information and cancel their appointment.

For this reason, we ask you to pay particular attention when selecting the date of the appointment and typing your personal information.

For exceptional and/or urgent cases, you can write an e-mail to to request the cancellation/modification of an appointment, if needed. Please attach copy of your passport to the e-mail.

Please note that any message sent by an email address other than the one used to register/book the original appointment, will not be attended to.

We also remind everyone that the online booking system “Prenota OnLine” is exclusively managed by the Italian Consulate, without any assistance from third parties and that the service to book an appointment is provided completely free of charge.