Italy Visa Application & Cost In Nigeria

 Visa types: There are different types of Italy visas, but the most common ones for Nigerian citizens are tourist visas, business visas, and student visas.

Visa application process: The visa application process for Nigeria citizens is as follows:

You must first create an account on the TLScontact website and book an appointment at the Italy Visa Application Center in Abuja or Lagos.

You will then need to submit your application form, passport, supporting documents, and visa application fee.

Your visa application will be processed by the Italian Embassy in Abuja, and you will be notified of the decision by email.

Visa application fee: The visa application fee for Nigeria citizens is as follows:

Short stay (All travel purposes) – €80 (equivalent to NGN 40,779.64)*

Short stay for children between age of 6 and age of 12 years (All travel purposes) – €40 (equivalent to NGN 20,389.82)*

Short stay for children between age of 0 and age of 6 years (All travel purposes) – FREE

Long stay (Study) – €50 (equivalent to NGN 29,666.00)

Supporting documents: The supporting documents you need to submit for your Italy visa application will vary depending on the type of visa you are applying for. However, some common documents include:


Proof of accommodation

Proof of financial support

Proof of travel insurance

Visa application form

Processing time: The processing time for Italy visas for Nigerian citizens is typically 2-3 weeks. However, it may take longer if your application is incomplete or if there are any queries.


The visa application fee is payable in Euros. The equivalent Nigerian Naira amount is based on the exchange rate on the date of payment.

Children under the age of 6 are exempt from the visa application fee.

The processing time for Italy visas is subject to change. Please check the website of the Italian Embassy in Abuja for the latest information.


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