Importnat Information

  • The Embassy will accept only visa applications at the VFS for exceptional cases: Family members of an Italian or EU citizen; diplomatic personnel or members of International Organizations; re-entry or family reunion visas (please note that applications for this last category are accepted exclusively on an appointment basis).

  • VFS will remain closed till further notice as per the imposed curfew from the Sri Lankan Govt. in order to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, applicants will be notified upon new date for submission and for passport or documents collection,
  • Important notice for applicants: C type Schengen visas and legalization submissions will not be accepted till further notice, applicants having already scheduled their appointments will be notified by VFS on the re-scheduled date for submission. All applicants are requested to keep their appointment letter for a later visa or legalization submission. VFS will accept only D type visa applications holding a valid appointment.

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