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Visas

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Saudi citizens are required to have a valid visa to enter Italy. The Visa Section of the Embassy of Italy in Riyadh and of the General Consulate of Italy in Jeddah can issue Uniform Visas for short-term stays (for a stay of up to 90 days in any 180-day period) for the Schengen area only if the sole or main destination of the trip is Italy. The other Schengen partners retain the right to reject visitors with Schengen visas at the border in violation of this provision.

The Embassy of Italy and the General Consulate of Italy in Jeddah are supported by Visa Application Centers based in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam. For information related to the necessary documents for the different visa categories and for scheduling an appointment, please visit the new website of the Visa Application Center managed by Almaviva S.p.a. and VF Worldwide Holdings ltd: https://ksa.consortiumforitalianvisaservices.com

Furthermore, visit the page vistoperitalia.esteri.it for all information about general rules and practical instructions about visas for Italy.

For all other relevant information about the EU Regulation on visas, please click on the following link: eur-lex.europa.eu

 

OPENING HOURS OF THE VISA SECTION OF THE EMBASSY OF ITALY:

The visa section is open Sunday – Thursday. 9:00 – 13:00. The appointment has to be booked by writing at this email address: riad.visti@esteri.it

For any further information, the Visa Section can also be reached at the following telephone number +966 (11) 4881212 (148) from 13h300 to 15h30

PROTECTION OF INDIVIDUALS WITH REFERENCE TO THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA

Information on the protection of individuals with reference to the processing of personal data for the issuance of an entry visa in Italy and in the Schengen area (General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, art. 13)