in Ukraine
3-5 Kruhlouniversitetska st.


The LLC “Visa Management Service” is the only company authorized by the Italian Embassy in Kiev to receive the visa reception requests and other corresponding documentation. The Italian Visa Center is certified with the ISO 9001:2008 quality management system certificate.

The submission of documents to the Visa Center can be performed by previous appointment. In order to book an appointment click here or call (+38) 044 220 32 00 (Monday – Friday, timings 8.30 – 18.30). Clients can submit documents at any branch office regardless of the registration address.

For the purpose of effective servicing and time saving, we ask you to come to the submission of your documents at the exactly appointed time and date.

Herewith we inform that according to the new requirements, regulating the relations with outsourcing establishments, the national visa requests (student, working, family reunion, etc.) should be submitted exclusively to the Embassy of Italy in Ukraine.

In particular, the appointment for the “Subordinate employment” (lavoro subordinato), “Family motives” (motivi familiari), “Scientific researches” (ricerca) visa types shall be carried out as follows: 

-  the interested person should send the copy of the first page of his/her external passport to the e-mail:  

- the Visa Department shall verify the issue of the Nulla Osta authorization by the Prefecture, and, if the document is valid, shall inform the interested person, and also set the date of the documents’ submission to the Visa Department of the Embassy of Italy in Kyiv (Kyiv city, 32 b Yaroslaviv Val st.). 

The Schengen visa requests (tourism, transit, business etc.) of the Ukrainian citizens, who don’t yet have the biometrical passports and those of the foreign citizens, residing on the territory of Ukraine, can be applied to the subdivisions of the Visa center in Kyiv and other cities of Ukraine, according to the normal procedure.

The Schengen visa applications of the Ukrainian citizens – holders of biometrical passports shall not be received since 00:01 11 of June 2017, according to the decision of the collaboration committee of the Consulates of Schengen countries in Ukraine.

Nation-wide information campaign on the rules and benefits of visa-free travel to the European countries launches today(link)

The VMS Ukraine is glad to offer the free-of-charge documents’ reception service within the frames of the Chornobyl accident victims recreation program.

As the precautionary measure, for the safety performance and provision of the effective work, there functions the official prohibition against the usage of cell phones (and other electronic devices) for employees and visitors at the premises of the Visa center of Italy. While entering the building the cell phone should be turned off for the whole period of stay in the Center.

For safety reasons the accompanying persons (friends, relatives, etc.) are not allowed to the Visa Center. The exceptions are the parents of minor applicants and relatives, accompanying persons of a physically disabled applicant.

CASES OF FRAUD HAVE BEEN DETECTED: unidentified persons charge money for booking appointments. The Italian Visa Center emphasizes that the APPOINTMENT is FREE OF CHARGE. Any attempt to charge for the booking of appointments for the application of a visa is criminal, and  the Italian Visa Center bears no responsibility for these cases.

The Ukraine citizens and the foreign citizens with the permit for permanent residence in Ukraine are allowed to submit the documents to the Visa Center of Italy. Applicants should submit their visa applications to the Italian Visa Center in person.  Only applicants are allowed to enter the Italian Visa Center.

Minors applicants should submit their documents in the company of a parent or a legal guardian.

Visa Center opening hours in Kyiv:

Applications’ submission: Mo-Fri from 8.30 to 15.30 without lunch break
Documents’ hand-over: Mo-Fri from 8.30 to 17.30 without lunch break and preliminary appointment.

Opening hours in regional branch offices:
Applications’ submission: Mo-Fri from 9.00 to 15.00
Documents’ hand-over: Mo-Fri from 9.00 to 17.00 without preliminary appointment.

The Italian Visa Center fee for the visa application processing is 16.25 euros + 20% VAT, which is the equivalent to 580.00 uah. per application. The payment can be made in UAH in cash or by credit/debit cards. For your convenience cash desks of the Intesa/Pravex bank are at your disposal at the visa center, here you can make all necessary payments related to your visa request. The above mentioned payments may also be equally paid at any other bank of Ukraine.

At the Italian Visa Center you can get free-of-charge information regarding filling in an application form. The International Medical Insurance policy can be purchased directly at the Visa Center , the delivery and translation of standard documents can be made for an additional payment.

Since September 2013 at the Kyiv Visa Center VMS there operates a separate submission desk for private entrepreneurs, employees/founders of enterprises and other economic entities applying for the Italian business visa.

The office is fully equipped for disabled applicants.

    We would like to inform our clients that on the Ukrainian market there are companies that define themselves as the “Italian Visa Center” but have no official authorization for this activity.
    Besides, in immediate proximity to the Italian Visa Center office there are various representatives and/or agents proposing the services of various nature. We inform you that the Italian Visa Center is the only organization authorized by the Italian Embassy.
    Italian Visa Center HAS NO REPRESENTATIVES OUTSIDE THE OFFICE located on 3-5 Kruglouniversitets’ka str., phone number +380 44 220 32 00, website We don’t recommend our clients to use the help of the above mentioned societies and/or agents, and in any case the Italian Visa Center bears no responsibility for their actions.