Italian Embassy in Pretoria

The Embassy of Italy is located in Pretoria which is the city of South Africa.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of Italy located in South Africa is Pietro Giovanni Donnici, Ambassador. The primary purpose of an Embassy is to provide assistance to the citizens who travel or want to live in the host country. You need to have several documents for this purpose, and an embassy provides you all of the consulate services. To visit the embassy, you must make your appointment and choose the date/time that is available on the schedule.

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Head of Mission: Pietro Giovanni Donnici, Ambassador

COVID-19 Statistics - Italy
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the Italian Embassy in Pretoria could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

Italy Tourists Details
Italy is a beautiful place to visit. It is quite popular for tourism as it has a number of historical places, and many other spots for tourists. Every year, a number of tourists visit Italy.

Consular Services
Several consular services are provided by the embassy of Italy situated in South Africa. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, South Africa has a representation in Italy. The consulate services are granted to visitors from South Africa to Italy as well as to Afghan citizens in South Africa. These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarizing documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Absentee Tazkera
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

Visa types granted by Italy are;

  • Italy Tourist Visa
  • Italy Business Visa
  • Italy Employment Visa
  • Italy Journalist Visa
  • Italy Student Visa
  • Italy Medical visa
  • Italy Transit Visa
  • Italy Visa for working with a NGO's registered in India
  • Italy Visa to carry out an internship in India
  • Italy Visa for participating in conferences, seminars, workshops
  • Italy Visa for Performing Artists
  • Italy Visa for Persons of Indian Origin

You can book your appointments to visit the embassy by contacting them through phone call/ email or check schedules on their official website. It is mandatory to contact before visiting the embassy because the office hours may vary.

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Clara Susanna van Tonder

Good day, me and my husband need Schengen Visa for world cruise. Embarking on 04/01/2024 in Civitavvechia on MSC Po?sia. This will be our third Italian Schengen Visa. Can you help me with an appointment as soon as possible as there is other visas which we must apply for as well. Best regards

Naas van wyk

Please can I have an appointment for a multiple business visa application

Theolen Thevan

Hi i wish to apply for a schengen work visa as i will be working in Malta. Will this be possible?if so when i wish to make an appointment with the embassy and please list what documents are needed.

Harry Parkin

we wish to make an appointment to apply for a 90 day tourist visa. Husband and wife both have SA Passports and live in Pretoria.

Constance Mafuwane

I would like to make an appointment for 24/01/2023 at 14h00 today to submit the application form to apply for a Visa to travel to Italy for EU horizon learning and reaserch.

Hluphi Constance Mafuwane

Hi I would like to book an appointment to apply for a Visa today and tomorrow .I am traveling on the 12 February 2023

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2 Grey’s Pass
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(+27) 21 487 3900

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37, 1st Avenue - Corner 2nd Street
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(+27) 11 728 1392
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