Visa Information

Upon acceptance to the ECCO Bologna program you must review the Italian Visa Information Powerpoint immediately, schedule your visa appointment with your local consulate, and begin the visa application process.

Students have the option of participating in a batch visa application, in which the Office of International Study will go to the Boston consulate and submit the student's application on his or her behalf. In order to take advantge of this, the student must reside in or go to school in MaineMassachusettsNew HampshireRhode Island or Vermont. Please contact for more details.


Useful Links

Italian Embassy

Boston Italian Consulate

Application for National Visa D (Long stay more than 90 days) 

Sample Italian Visa Application

Affidavit of Support

Declaration of passport return by mail

State Department Passport Services