Vatican City Visa

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    Vatican City Tourist Visa

    Passport Issuing Country

    South Africa

    Country of Residence

    South Africa

    Visiting Country

    Vatican City

    Visa Required

    Yes

    Visa On Arrival

    No

    Visa Type

    Schengen visa

    Fees

    $60

    Processing time

    5 Days

    Stay period

    90 Days

    Validity

    90 Days

    Documents Required for Vatican City Visa

    • Visa Application Form
    • Passport Photo
    • Accommodation Bookings
    • Travel Insurance
    • Bank Statement
    • Travel Bookings
    • Previous Passport
    • Passport
    • Cover Letter
    • Current Details

    Eligibility Criteria for Vatican City Visa

    • Vatican maintains an open border with Italy and is treated as part of the Schengen Area. Since the Vatican City is only accessible via Italy entrance is not possible without entering the Schengen Area first and therefore Schengen visa rules apply de facto.
    • For Italy visa, you must submit a passport or other travel document issued within the last 10 years. This must have at least 2 blank pages and be valid for at least another 3 months after the date you intend to leave the Schengen area.
    • Each person traveling with you on your travel document must submit their own visa form.
    • When you submit your application your fingerprints will be taken. These will remain valid for 5 years. Some applicants, such as children under the age of 12, do not need to have their fingerprints taken.
    • You will be charged a fee for your application. If you apply through an external service provider you will also have to pay an extra fee to the provider.

    Vatican City Visa Guidelines

    • The Vatican maintains an open border with Italy and is treated as part of the Schengen Area. Since the Vatican City is only accessible via Italy entrance is not possible without entering the Schengen Area first and therefore Schengen visa rules apply de facto.
    • For Italy visa, you must submit a passport or other travel document issued within the last 10 years. This must have at least 2 blank pages and be valid for at least another 3 months after the date you intend to leave the Schengen area.
    • Each person travelling with you on your travel document must submit their own visa form.
    • When you submit your application your fingerprints will be taken. These will remain valid for 5 years. Some applicants, such as children under the age of 12, do not need to have their fingerprints taken.
    • You will be charged a fee for your application. If you apply through an external service provider you will also have to pay an extra fee to the provider.



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