China Embassy in Italy

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Li Ruiyu
Address: No.56, Via Bruxelles, 00198 Rome, Italy
Tel: +39-06-96524200
Fax: +39-06-85352891

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Italy

Tel: +39-06-96524266 (Passport) 
      +39-06-96524268 (Authentication & Notarization)
      +39-06-96524265 (Consular Protection)
Fax: +39-06-96524260
Office Hours: 09:30-12:30, Monday-Thursday (except holidays)

Consular Districts

Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Lazio, Molise, Puglia, Sardegna (Sardine), Sicilia, Trentino-Alto Adige, Valle, D'Osta

Consular Districts of the Consulates

Consulate General Consular Jurisdiction
Consulate General of PRC in Firenze Liguria, Marche, Toscana, Umbria
Consulate General of PRC in Milano (Milan) Emilia-Romagna, Lombardia (Lombardy), Piemonte, Veneto


Chinese Visa Application Service Centers (CVASC) in Rome and Milan have started its operation on 30th March and June 22, 2010. All ordinary passport holders should submit applications to the CVASC. Online appointment at the website of CVASC is encouraged.

Holders of diplomatic, service/official passport, or applicants qualified for applying for Chinese diplomatic, courtesy and service visa, or applicants applying for Hong Kong/Macao visa should still submit applications directly to the Embassy or the Consulate General.

Detailed information about the CVASC in Rome

Address: 1st Floor, Viale Regina Margherita 279, 00198 Rome
Tel: 06-44250240 
Fax: 06-44260770
Business Hours: 09:00-15:00 (application submission); 09:00-16:00 (payment and collection), Monday-Friday (except holidays)

2019 Holiday Schedule of CVASC in Rome

Festival Date Day
New Year's Day January 1 Tuesday
Epiphany January 6 Sunday
Easter Monday April 21 & 22 Sunday & Monday
Liberation Day April 25 Thursday
International Labor Day May 1 Wednesday
Republic Day June 2 Sunday
Rome Patrons Saints' Day June 29 Saturday
The Feast of the Assumption August 15 Thursday
All Sants' Day November 1 Friday
Immaculate Conception Day December 8 Sunday
St. Stephan's Day December 25 & 26 Wednesday & Thursday

Detailed information about the CVASC in Milan

Address: Via Federico Confalonieri 29, Milan
Tel:  02-83201385
Fax:  02-83201407
Business Hours: 09:00-15:00 (application submission); 09:00-16:00 (payment and collection), Monday-Friday (except holidays)



Types Regular Express Rush
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 127.1 175.5 198.7

US citizens

Types Regular Express Rush
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 182.1 231.5 253.7


Types Regular Express Rush
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 142.1 191.5 213.7


Types Regular Express Rush
Single / Double / Multiple Entries 69.1 118.5 140.7


Types Regular Express Rush
3-month Single Entry 127.1 176.5 198.7
6-month Double Entry 147.1 196.5 218.7
6-month Multi-Entry 187.1 236.5 258.7
12-month Multi-Entry 187.1 236.5 158.7

Citizens of Other Countries

Types Regular Express Rush
3-month Single Entry 107.1 156.5 228.7
6-month Double Entry 127.1 176.5 248.7
6-month Multi-Entry 147.1 196.5 268.7
12-month Multi-Entry 187.1 236.5 308.7

1. The regular processing time is 4 working days; express service takes 3 working days; rush service takes 2 working days.
2. At present, the CVASC only offers post service for return delivery of the processed passport. The applicant will be informed about the application fee when the passport is ready for return and it should be paid by credit card. The processed passport will be posted back in two weeks.
3. This CVASC accepts cash, debit card and credit card. 

  Please contact Embassy of Italy in PRC if Italians are in problems there.
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- Last modified on May. 26, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Italy
Asked by kate from AUSTRALIA | Sep. 23, 2019 06:27Reply
Can we get a single tourist visa to China for an Australian passport in Rome
Answers (1)
Answered by Jerry from ITALY | Sep. 24, 2019 19:03

Recently, it seems no if you don't have a residence permit there.
Asked by Diletta Maria Lucilla Alparone from ITALY | May. 24, 2019 02:59Reply
Can a relative pick up the passport for you at the Chinese embassy ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Mortin from USA | May. 26, 2019 20:15

Do you mean if a relative can pick up visa for you? If yes, you can.
Asked by Eyvan from FRANCE | Jan. 26, 2019 06:13Reply
12 months multi-entry visa, possible for french citizens ?
Hello, for the 12 months multi entry visa for foreign citizens, is it possible to obtain it as a French ?
Answers (3)
Answered by Patterson from EGYPT | Jan. 27, 2019 22:29

You could get it if you meet the requirements.
Answered by Eyvan from FRANCE | Jan. 28, 2019 05:39

What are the requirements for tourism purpose ?
Answered by Harper | Jan. 28, 2019 17:15

Usually, you need to provide a filled-out application form affixed with a passport-style photo, your passport and its photocopy, round trip air tickets and hotel reservation.
Asked by Carlo from ITALY | Jan. 18, 2019 20:29Reply
Travelling for marriage
Hello, I am Italian and my girlfriend is Chinese, we plan to get married in Beijing, What kind of visa do I need to go and get married there? and what are the requirements? thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Peters from RWANDA | Jan. 20, 2019 23:39

You can apply for visit L type for that, and you need to provide your passport and copy of its data page, a completed application form, and a passport-style photo, round trip air tickets, and hotel booking record or an invitation letter from your girlfriend.
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