Visa Information

Nearly all students going to Rome need to secure a visa

The only exceptions are summer students AND any student with a valid EU or UK passport. 

A visa is applied for through Italian consular offices located here in the United States.  The visa is a consular stamp that is affixed to a blank page in your passport, giving the holder the right to remain in a country for an extended period of time. 


Group Visa Process

If you live or go to school in of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut you can opt to participate in the group visa process. 

If you need your passport anytime between May 15th and the August 20th you will need to get your visa on your own.

Please let Rome Campus know by April 7, 2017 which process you plan to participate in.​

If you do not provide all the required materials to Trinity College by May 24, 2017, you will need to obtain your visa on your own.

Click Here for the Group Visa Process

IMPORTANT NOTE: If there are under 20 students interested or not able to participate in the group process then all students will participate int he individual visa process. ​


Independent Visa Process

If you live or go to school outside of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut you will get your own visa.

If you need your passport anytime between May 15th and Ausgust 20th you will need to get your visa on your own.

International student must obtain their Italian student visa on their own. Please follow the directions below and contact the consulate to check on any additional requirements. 

Click Here for the Independent Visa Process​​


Consulate Information

 For students participating in the Independent Visa Process. This information is also in the info packet above. 


New York Consulate:

You must live in one of these states to go to the NYC Consulate-New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut. 

The fee to obtain your visa is $56.00 (student visa) Please see the fee website​ for more information.

Website: 

Appointments-http://www.consnewyork.esteri.it/consolato_newyork/en/i_servizi/per_chi_si_reca_in_italia/per-chi-si-reca-in-italia.html

Visa insturctions: http://www.consnewyork.esteri.it/consolato_newyork/en/i_servizi/per_chi_si_reca_in_italia/studenti.html​

Boston:

You must live in one of these states to go to the Boston Consulate:  Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.​

Website: 

http://www.consboston.esteri.it/Consolato_Boston/Menu/I_Servizi/Per_chi_si_reca_in_italia/

San Francisco: 

​ You must live in one of these states/counties to go to the San Francisco Consulate: Alaska, California (except the following counties, which are under the jurisdiction of the Italian Consulate in Los Angeles: Imperial Valley, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Ventura), Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, American Territories of Samoa, American Territory of Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Johnston Atoll, Wake Island, Midway Islands.​

Website:

http://www.conssanfrancisco.esteri.it/Consolato_SanFrancisco/resource/resource/2016/06/study_visas_-_sf_consulate.pdf​

Los Angeles:

 You must live in one of these states/counties to go to the Los Angeles Consulate:  ARIZONA, NEW MEXICO, NEVADA and the following counties in the state of CALIFORNIA: S.Luis Obispo, Kern, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, Imperial Valley, Orange.

 Website:

http://www.conslosangeles.esteri.it/consolato_losangeles/en/i_servizi/per_chi_si_reca_in_italia/schengen-visa-for-study.html

Chicago:

You must live in one of these states to go to the Chicago Consulate: Illinois, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas​, Minnesota, Missouri,  Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming,

Website:

http://www.conschicago.esteri.it/consolato_chicago/en/i_servizi/per_chi_si_reca_in_italia/study.html​

Houston:  

You must live in one of these states to go to the Houston Consulate: Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas.

Website: 

http://www.conshouston.esteri.it/consolato_houston/en/i_servizi/per_chi_si_reca_in_italia/to-enter-in-italy.html

Detroit:

You must live in one of these states to go to the Detroit Consulate:  Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee.

Website: 

http://www.consdetroit.esteri.it/Consolato_Detroit/Menu/I_Servizi/Per_chi_si_reca_in_italia/

Miami: 

You must live in one of these states to go to the Miami Consulate: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Turks & Caicos, Bahamas and the islands of Saba, St. Maarten and St. Eustatius.​

Website: 

http://www.consmiami.esteri.it/Consolato_Miami/Menu/I_Servizi/Per_chi_si_reca_in_italia/

***Please email or call the Miami Consulate to confirm require documentation to receive a student visa.***

Washington DC:

You must live in one of these states to go to the Washington Embassy: The District of Columbia (D.C.), Maryland: only Montgomery and Prince George's Counties (all other Counties are under the jurisdiction of the Italian General Consulate in Philadelphia); Virginia: only Arlington and Fairfax Counties and the City of Alexandria (all other Counties are under the jurisdiction of the Italian General Consulate in Philadelphia).

Website: 

http://www.ambwashingtondc.esteri.it/ambasciata_washington/en/visti

or

http://www.ambwashingtondc.esteri.it/ambasciata_washington/en/visti/study-visa.html

Philadelphia:

You must live in one of these states to go to the Philadelphia Consulate: Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland (except Prince George and Montgomery Counties), New Jersey (the following counties only: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, Salem), North Carolina,  Virginia (except Fairfax and Arlington Counties) and  West Virginia.​

Website: 

http://www.consfiladelfia.esteri.it/Consolato_Filadelfia/Menu/I_Servizi/Per_chi_si_reca_in_italia/


**Trinity does not have any control over the regulations or processes of the Italian Consulates. The information in the Q and A section is meant to be used as a guide, you should follow the specific guidelines of each consulate. **

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