These are the documents required for Italy Student / Long term Study Visa
The student needs to book an appointment in the consulate to come under to his/her residence. Students need to visit the VFS centre on the booking date and time to submit the Visa file. The student must carry all documents as mentioned above in the predefined sequence. The student will have to undergo a brief and quick security check before a token is issued by the centre. For submission of student Visa, application / Student will be called at the submission counters according to their token number. Staff will ask for the documents and check the completeness of the application and also capture the applicant’s information in the system.
Funds to the tune of 5700 – 6000 Euro per academic year will need to be shown in the bank account of the sponsor or Candidate (Preferable). Students need to pay at VFS is around rs 10000 including the Visa fees.
An acknowledgement receipt will be provided to the candidate for submission of the VISA application and payment of Visa fees.
Students are being called to the Embassy (Or can be in Online mode) for an interview after which the Visa will be granted within 20 to 25 days.
The Declaration of Value (Dichiarazione di Valore in Italian) is an official document that outlines a specific academic accreditation that has been issued to a certain person by an educational institution in their own country. The DOV usually includes the information given below:
It is stamped and signed by Italian authorities in the home country or region where the student got their degree.
Students must submit the application form together with the following documents to obtain a DOV from the Embassy of Italy in Various Consulates:
The State Regional Authentication Centre (Department of Education, HRD) of the State where the degree was earned must authenticate the highest degree certificate. Following HRD, the Apostille should be sought from India's Ministry of External Affairs.