VFS appointed as new Italian visa company

Visa application document


VF Worldwide Holdings (VFS) replaces Capago as the new visa outsourcer for travellers to Italy in the jurisdiction covered by the Consulate General of Italy in Johannesburg. This includes Botswana, Gauteng, KZN, North West, Free State, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga.

From 2 May 2019, all visa applications for Italy must be submitted through one of the following VFS offices, exclusively dedicated to Italian visas:

  • Johannesburg: Alice Lane building 3, 11 Alice Lane, Sandton,
  • Pretoria: Capital Junction complex, 1226 Francis Baard Street, Hatfield,
  • Durban: Umhlanga Ridge, New Town Centre,
  • Gaborone (Botswana): Plot 937, Logan House, African Mall.

Additional visa application centres for travellers going to Italy, will be available in Polokwane and Bloemfontein from 31 May 2019.

Bookings of appointments for the submission of applications has been made available from 16 April 2019 on the VFS website, or through the relevant VFS call centre.

For more information and assistance in applying for your Italian visa contact your FCBT Travel Expert