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» Can I visit Italy without a visa?

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Ivanir Fernandes
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 21:40 EST
Appointment for cirizenship
The schedule never is availabale, this systen is an fraude.
Darce Stone
Sun, 12 May 2019 16:00 EDT
I an US citizen and my wife is Chinese citizen with US permanent residency. We are visiting Italy in a few weeks, what are her requirements for Visa, she had a Chinese passport. Thanks
jorge eduardo cubides
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:24 EDT
Mike Sykes
Mon, 6 Aug 2018 15:56 EDT
Dont bother calling
hate to tell you guys, Ive been trying to call the embassy in Houston for 3 days to get some info before I go to Italy on vaca... do yourself a favor.. don't waste your time on the phone. I could have learned to speak Italian before I got some on the line.

Good luck.
Vineeta Kapoor
Tue, 15 May 2018 16:51 EDT
Schengan Visa Application for Indians

I am currently a permanent green card holder of the USA and currently hold an Indian passport. I would like to know if I can apply for the Schenngan visa at the Houston consulate as I intend to visit Italy in July. Please let me know and whether I can do this directly if I come to the office.


Judy Vest
Tue, 8 May 2018 10:58 EDT
Can you tell me what is required to take a shotgun to Italy for a shooting event in Bologna? Is there a place on this web-site that lists the paperwork requirements? i.e., copy of passport, letter of good standing from Houston police, 4457 for guns, etc., etc.?
Fri, 19 May 2017 12:09 EDT
Renew Passaport
Please I need to renew my Passport, please let me know how I can do that, My email ibrahimibrahim111@
cell 832-384-6853
babacar thiam
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:55 EDT
visa to italy
hi my name is babacar thiam i need visa to italy for vaccation whith my 4 childrens my email is babacar1thiam@GMAIL.COM
Sun, 10 Jul 2016 12:10 EDT
appointment for dual citizenship
I have finally obtained all the required documents, translations, apostilles, and forms; I'm now needing to schedule an appointment to present the documents/forms for citizenship at the Houston Italian Consulate.

The website explains that appointments can only be made 18 weeks in advance, and we must check daily to see if there is an opening. There never seems to be any availability. It doesn't state whether there are only specific days or times when appointments are taken. The calendar shown on the site has only days that are black or red (which both indicate days that are not available), even though the key at the top of the page shows that "green" and "yellow" are also possible options?

I believe I must be missing something here. Is there something else I should be doing to access a more complete appointment calendar? Calling them hasn't helped. The people at the consulate just point me back to the website.

I would appreciate any advice anyone has to offer!


Cicely Holmes
manuel bartolome
Thu, 2 Jun 2016 13:50 EDT
tax free purchases
the receipt for our jewelry purchase in Italy was not validated because we were past the security area in the airport.There was no way to go back to the validation office.
Does the Italian embassy have any way of validating our receipt? After all, a tax free or duty free purchase should really be tax free.

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