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The Embassy in Beijing is pleased to announce that VFS Global has been authorized to run the Italy Visa Application Centre in Beijing, Xian, Shenyang, Wuhan,Jinan. This service is available for Chinese citizens/non-Chinese citizens residing in China for Schengen or National visas. This site provides useful information and details related on application lodging and collection process.

Embassy informs that application can be also lodged directly at the Embassy /Consulates, by appointment, which waiting time is around ten days. For information click here

Step 2 Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and other helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the Visa Wizard page on this website.

Step 3 Applicants should fill the Visa Application Form corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the visa application form by visiting the nearest Australia Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from Applications and Forms.

  • Wuhan Visa Application Centre closure from 23 January 2020 - Information for customers planning to visit our Wuhan Visa Application Centre

    Customers are advised that the Italy Visa Application Centre in Wuhan have been closed since 23 January 2020, on account of official notice from the Pneumonia Epidemic Control Headquarters of Wuhan to limit inflow and outflow of people and reduce the spread of the virus.

    Customers who come to collect their passports on 23 January 2020 will need to come when the VAC reopens.

    The reopening will be scheduled for after Chinese New Year, and will be announced separately according to the official notice from the Pneumonia Epidemic Control Headquarters of Wuhan. Please contact for any inquiry.

    We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

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