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Italy Visa application Center for
Embassy of Italy in Cameroon

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The purpose of this visa is to travel to Italy as a tourist, either by taking a trip organised by a tour operator, or through individual booking of tickets and accommodation.

TOURISM VISA - Family of European citizen

NB Foreigners considered family members of Italian citizens for the purposes of obtaining a visa are:

  • the spouse (or part of a civil union);
  • direct descendants aged under 21 or dependents (and those of the spouse);
  • dependent direct ascendants (and those of the spouse).

The issuance of the visa is subject to the verification of the parentage link.

Visa Fees

Schengen Short Term Type C Visa (Cameroon Nationals and other countries) Above 12 years of age 80.00 53,000
Between 6 years and less than 12 years of age 40.00 27,000
Less than 6 years of age - -
EU Tourist Visa - Family (C) - - -


  • Applicants will be paying a service fee of EUR 13
  • The applicable Visa Fee and Service fee are as per the current rate of exchange set by the Embassy of Italy. They are subject to change without any notice
  • All the Fees are non-refundable

Document Requirements

Photo Specifications

The photo must:

photo requirement

  • be in sharp focus, clear and with good contrasts
  • be printed on high quality photo paper with high solution
  • be in colour
  • be 35–40 mm in width
  • be maximum 6 months old and resemble the applicant
  • be taken with the applicant facing the camera directly, against a light background
  • show the whole head and the top of the shoulders. The face must occupy 70–80 % of the picture.
  • show open eyes that are clearly visible. Hair must not cover the eyes.

Regarding glasses:

Glasses are allowed as long as the eyes are clearly visible.

  • the glasses must not be coloured
  • the rim must not cover any part of the eyes
  • there must be no reflection in the glasses

Regarding head-dress:

Religious head-dresses are allowed, provided that all details of the face are clearly shown.

  • chin, forehead and both cheeks must be clearly visible
  • shadows on the face due to the head-dress are not allowed

Note: Please follow these instructions carefully. If the photographs presented do not meet these requirements your application will be considered incomplete. A photo booth for meeting these requirements is available at the visa application centre.

Processing Time

From the date of receipt of application at the Embassy of Italy, it takes a minimum of 15 days to process the visa application. The duration of days when the application is in transit between the Visa Application Centre and the Embassy are not counted.