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Italy Tourist Visa from Pakistan:

Italy Short-term Visitor Visa C – For Tourism and Sight-seeing:
Italy attracts approximately 50 million tourists from all over the world each year. Some of them enter the country with just a passport and/or ID, while others needed to apply for an Italy Tourist Visa beforehand. A Tourist Visa for Italy is simply a Schengen Visa with the purpose of tourism. That’s because Italy is part of the Schengen Agreement which consists of 26 Eurpoean countries that have established visa-free travel among them. So, if you want to travel to Italy for tourism purposes, you may have to apply for a Schengen visa. Your Schengen tourist visa for Italy will allow you free travel to the other Schengen countries as well within the time that the visa is valid.

Most of the Pakistani exports to Italy consist of textiles and clothing and leather apparel. Around 90 per cent of Pakistan’s exports to Italy are textile- and leather-related products and almost half of Italy’s exports to Pakistan fall in the category of machinery and equipment. Bilateral trade can naturally be improved with more exports of textiles from Pakistan and import of textile machinery from Italy as well as co-operation in other fields. Pakistan’s main items of export are cotton fabrics, woven made-up articles of textile materials, articles of apparel, chemicals, leather products and cotton yarn.

Major items of import from Italy include machinery and its parts, cereals and cereals preparations, medical and pharmaceutical products and wheat.
Italy’s top 10 imports from Pakistan during 2014-15 amounted to $669.4 million
1. Cotton: $204.1 million
2. Other textiles, worn clothing: $124 million
3. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $85.1 million
4. Raw hides excluding furskins: $73.2 million
5. Knit or crochet clothing: $60.5 million
6. Oil: $34.9 million
7. Plastics: $27 million
8. Cereals: $25.1 million
9. Footwear: $19.1 million
10. Leather, animal gut articles: $16.4 million
Italy’s Top 10 exports to Pakistan during 2014-15 amounted to $389.1 million
1. Machines, engines, pumps: $217.2 million
2. Pharmaceuticals: $45.5 million
3. Plastics: $20.9 million
4. Electronic equipment: $20 million
5. Iron or steel products: $17.8 million
6. Medical, technical equipment: $16.2 million
7. Other chemical goods: $13.5 million
8. Iron and steel: $12.7 million
9. Oil: $12.7 million
10. Organic chemicals: $12.6 million || Source ||

Purpose of Italy Business Exploration:
The purpose of this visa is to travel to Italy for business reasons. A Schengen visa only allows foreign nationals to visit Italy and the other Schengen countries for up to 90 days.

VISA FEES:
Please note that applicants will also be charged a service fee of Euro 30 per application (charged in local currency) which must be paid in cash when you attend the visa application centre.

VISA CATEGORY VISA FEE (EURO) VISA FEE (PKR)
Schengen Visa 60 9060
Schengen Visa (Children 6 to 12 years of age) 35 5380
Schengen Visa (Children under 6 years of age) 0 0

Visa and service fees must be paid in cash at the visa application centres.
The above mentioned fees are effective from 28 December 2018.
The visa and service fees are paid in Pakistan Rupees and are calculated using the Embassy of Italy’s consular exchange rate.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:
Please click here for a list of documents required.

Invitation letter for business visa

List of approved insurance companies for Schengen visas

Financial resources required for admission to Italy

Please note that all documents should be in original and if you require it to be returned to you a photocopy must also be submitted.
Important: Please note that applications with an incomplete set of documents will not be accepted.

PROCESSING TIME:
The Embassy of Italy requires all applicants to apply at least 30 days in advance of their intended travel date. Applications that have a travel date of less than 30 days in advance will not be accepted.

DOWNLOAD FORMS:

Italy Embassy Official Website Short Term Visitor Visa C

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