Visa Information

US citizens can travel to Italy for up to 90 days without  a visa.

Tourist Visas

If you are from a country that requires a visa (for example, you are a US “green card” holder from the Philippines, China, the Soviet Union, etc.), you need to obtain a visa for any travel to Italy.

Visas for Travel to Italy for More than 90 Days

If you intend to travel to Italy for more than 90 days, you must have a visa.  There are various types of visas, which are all described in detail at the following link:

  • If live in Hawaii and you need a Study Visa or a National Visa, the Honorary Consul of Italy can interview you in Honolulu.  After the interview, you will  send your passport, fees, and completed paperwork to the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco for processing.You can schedule an appointment with the Honorary Consulate by sending an email request to No drop-in appointments are available.
    At the visa interview appointment with the Honorary Consul in Honolulu, you must bring all documentation as per the instructions found here.|
  • Appointments with the Honorary Consul of Italy in Honolulu must be scheduled in advance by emailing us at  No drop in appointments are accepted.

The Consulate General which oversees the Honorary Italian Consulate in Hawaii is:

Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco
2590 Webster Street
San Francisco, CA  94115

Phone: +1 (415) 292-9200
Fax: +1 (415) 931-7205
Emergency only mobile: +1 (415) 999-0094

Visa Office
2590 Webster Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Fax: (415) 931- 7205