Italy visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Zimbabweans visiting Italy

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Italian Visa.


  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • A Zimbabwean passport valid for at least 6 months after the intended arrival date.
  • Two (2) blank pages of the passport are needed for visa stamps.
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) taken on a white background
  • A valid travel medical insurance of 30,000 euros to cover the entire duration of stay.
  • A copy of your flight itinerary for the duration of the visit.
  • A letter of invitation from a host in Italy(if invited by a party in Italy).
  • A 3-month bank statement of the visa applicant.
  • A financial support indication from a sponsor (in the form of a notary statement or letter if the applicant's travel is sponsored).
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • A copy of the applicant's return flight ticket.
  • Documents showing the applicant’s ties to Zimbabwe. 
  • Documents confirming the purpose of travel.

Italy Visa for Zimbabweans

Facts about Italy


Italy is well known for its delicious delicacies, a plethora of wine, its trendy fashion industry, alpine lakes, mountain ranges, luxury cars and motorcycles, diverse regional cultures and dialects. The country just seems to have it all.
 
The country has about 52.4 million tourists a year which makes Italy the fifth most visited country in the world. This number is projected to increase year-on-year.
 
Italy is the fashion capital of the world. The country has the largest number of UNESCO world heritage sites in the world. There are high art and monument in every nook and cranny of the country. This is such a sight to behold.

Types of Italy Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 10-15 business days 90 days
Work visa 10-15 business days 1-5 years
Student visa 10-15 business days 1-4 years
Transit visa 10-15 business days 1-5 days

General Requirements for Italy Visa


  • A duly completed and signed visa application form.
  • A Zimbabwean passport valid for at least 6 months after the intended arrival date.
  • Two (2) blank pages of the passport are needed for visa stamps.
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) taken on a white background
  • A valid travel medical insurance of 30,000 euros to cover the entire duration of stay.
  • A copy of your flight itinerary for the duration of the visit.
  • A letter of invitation from a host in Italy(if invited by a party in Italy).
  • A 3-month bank statement of the visa applicant.
  • A financial support indication from a sponsor (in the form of a notary statement or letter if the applicant's travel is sponsored).
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • A copy of the applicant's return flight ticket.
  • Documents showing the applicant’s ties to Zimbabwe. 
  • Documents confirming the purpose of travel.

Italy Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

60.00 (EUR)

Work visa

75.00 (EUR)

Student visa

75.00 (EUR)

Transit visa

60.00 (EUR)

Italy Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Zimbabwe


Location

Address

Harare

Italian Embassy. 7, Bartholomew Close Greendale, Harare, Zimbabwe

www.ambharare.esteri.it

ambasciata.harare@esteri.it

(+263) 242 498 190, (+263) 242 497 373

Frequently Asked Questions


Is Italy a Schengen country?

Yes. Italy is one of the 26 Schengen countries hence, the visa policies for the Schengen visas apply for Italy too.


When is the best time to visit Italy?
The best time to visit Italy is in the spring (April to June) or fall (September and October) when the weather is nice as there is moderate temperature, fewer tourists, and lower prices.


Which city is the best to visit in Italy?

The best city to visit in Italy is Rome as it has a lot of sights and monuments. A lot of exciting events are also held in the city as travelers can visit parks and other tourist sites to enjoy their stay.


Will the visa fee be refunded if my visa application is rejected?
No, neither the visa fee nor the service charge will be refunded if your visa is refused.


What currency is used in Italy?

Italy uses the Euro as it is part of the Schengen currency. It replaced their official currency which was the Liru in 1999.


How do I apply for a Italian Schengen Visa?