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Italy Embassy in London (Consular section)

Address in London:

Italy Embassy
Visa Section
136 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 9SA[Map]

Opening Times:

9.00am–11.30am
Monday-Friday

Italy is a member of the Schengen Agreement. Learn more about The Schengen Agreement...

How to apply for a visa to Italy:


  1. ITALY BUSINESS VISA
    If travelling to Italy for business purposes you are required to Apply In Person at the relevent Italian Consulate. The Italy Embassy will only accept visa applications by previous appointment and anyone without appointments will NOT be admitted. For further details and appointment booking numbers see the Italian Consulate Website

  2. TOURISM or PRIVATE VISIT
    If travelling to Italy for tourism/private visit you are required to Apply In Person at the relevent Italian Consulate. The Italy Embassy will only accept visa applications by previous appointment and anyone without appointments will NOT be admitted. For further details and appointment booking numbers see the Italian Consulate Website

Italy Consulate Section: (020) 7823 6519
Visa info only available on the
Italy Consulate Website

Useful Links
Italy Factbook
CIA The World Factbook for Italy
Italy travel guide
Lonely Planet World Guide Destination Italy
Italy country profile
BBC News Country profile - Italy