Schedule an Appointment
All applicants are required book an appointment to submit their visa application at the Joint Schengen visa application center.

Important: As part of the visa application procedure, from 2 November 2015 applicants will need to provide Biometric fingerprint data along with a digital photograph. If you have temporary injuries on your fingers, applicants are advised to wait until the injuries have healed before you book your appointment. Henna on fingertips may also mean we are unable to get a clear scanned image and should be removed or allowed to fade before your appointment date.

For Group Submission in New Delhi, Jalandhar, Chandigarh and Jaipur Visa Application Centre:
Please make a note that for visa application submission at VFS centre where 20 or more than 20 applications are travelling as a group, Applicants need to take a prior approval from Embassy of Italy. And for less please book an appointment as normal procedure.
For more details: Please contact VFS centers or Contact centre.
Before you make an appointment you should carefully read the visa application process available on the website to submit your visa application and supporting documents at the visa application center.

If you have missed your appointment on the scheduled day, the system will not allow you to reschedule or cancel and you will require to book a new appointment after 24 hours.

Please make sure you arrive at the visa application center 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. Applicants are not allowed to be accompanied inside the visa application center. The only exceptions to this are those accompanying children under 18 years-of-age or applicants who need special assistance for health reasons or disability.

If you are part of a family or group, each member of the family or group must make an individual appointment. For example, if you are a family of 4 with 2 adults and 2 children you must make 4 individual appointments.

VFS appointment system is compatible with most popular browsers. VFS will soon introduce appointment scheduling through call Centre for the ease of applicants.

How to book an appointment

Call - 022-67866004 to book an appointment through call center.


Please click here to book an online appointment.

Please note:

Please note it may take more than the prescribed time mentioned on your Appointment letter while submitting your Application at VFS Centre. Applicants will be issued with a token number at the Application Centre and will be entertained as per the token number assigned. It may take more time depending on the number of Applications submitted at the counter by an Individual.