Italy Visa Application Centres Now Open in Four Key Cities Across the Philippines
With these new centers, applicants no longer need to travel long distances to submit their visa applications.
by Cristina Morales | December 07, 2023
In a move to streamline the visa application process for travelers heading to Italy, the Embassy of Italy in Manila, Philippines, has collaborated with VFS Global to open Italy Visa Application Centers in four cities across the Philippines: Taguig, Cebu, Batangas, and Davao:
Address of Italy Visa Application Centers in the Philippines:
- Taguig: Ground Floor, One Campus Place, Building A, McKinley Town Center, McKinly Hill, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Metro Manila
- Cebu: Unit 1001C & 1004B, 10th Floor, Kepwealth Center Samar Loop, cor Cardinal Rosales Ave, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu
- Batangas: Unit F01, Block J, Ground Floor, The Outlets at Lipa, LIMA Technology Center, Barangay Bugtong na Pulo and San Lucas, JP Laurel Highway, Lipa City, Batangas 4217
- Davao: FES 07, Second Floor, Alfresco Area, Felcris Centrale, Brgy., 40-D Quimpo Blvd, Davao City, 8000
Business hours: Monday to Friday, 8AM to 6PM | Saturday, 9AM to 2PM
The Italy Visa Application Centres are strategically located to offer convenience and accessibility to visa applicants throughout the country. Whether you’re in the bustling streets of Manila or the vibrant city of Cebu, applying for an Italian visa has never been easier. With the establishment of these Italy Visa Application Centres, applicants no longer need to travel long distances to submit their visa applications.
What to Expect at the Italy Visa Application Centers in the Philippines
The Italy Visa Application Centres prioritize customer satisfaction by offering spacious facilities equipped with modern amenities. Well-trained staff members are available to guide applicants through the application process, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free experience. Dedicated call center support and various communication channels are also provided to address any queries or concerns promptly.
To cater to the diverse needs of visa applicants, the centers offer a range of additional services. Those seeking a more personalized experience can opt for the Premium Lounge, where they can enjoy a comfortable and relaxed environment while their application is being processed. Prime Time submissions allow applicants to schedule appointments outside regular business hours, ensuring flexibility for busy individuals. Personal Assisted service provides dedicated support to applicants throughout the entire application process. Additionally, Translation Services are available to assist applicants who require language assistance.
Applicants have the option to enhance their application process by availing themselves of additional services. These services include Courier Services, Travel Insurance, Translation, Mail-in Applications, and Personal Assistance. By selecting these optional services, applicants can customize their experience based on their specific requirements, making the visa application journey more convenient and tailored to their needs.
“The Philippines is a key source of tourism and business market for Italy, and we are taking every possible measure to ease and streamline processes for travelers,” said H.E. Mr. Marco Clemente, Ambassador of Italy to the Philippines, at the Taguig Center inauguration. “The establishment of these new centers is an important step towards this strategy to further develop our bilateral relations. Applicants in the Philippines will now be able to apply for Italy visas in four key cities, from two earlier, helping them save their time and cost of travel. These new visa application centers will help us in providing high-quality service to Italy visa applicants in the Philippines through a seamless visa application submission process. I think it is another excellent occasion to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the establishment of our diplomatic ties.”
VFS Global has been a trusted partner for the Government of Italy for visa processing services since 2004. The company offers visa services on behalf of Italy across 31 countries through a network of 98 visa application centers.
VFS Global’s role in the visa application process is limited to front-end administrative tasks, including collecting visa application forms, requiring documentation as per the checklist, and enrolling biometrics. VFS Global has no role in the decision-making process of granting or refusing a visa. Decision-making on the granting or refusal of a visa is the sole prerogative and responsibility of the Embassy within the Schengen coordination system.
For more information, please visit https://visa.vfsglobal.com/phl/en/ita/.
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