Citizens of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, San Marino, Norway, and Switzerland (the Schengen Area Member Countries) do not require a visa to enter Italy.
Citizens of the following countries do not require a visa for tourism or business travel to Italy, up to a maximum stay of 90 days:
Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Dominica, El Salvador, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Guatemala, Grenada, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Macao, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Northern Marianas, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Samoa, Santa Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, St, Vincent and the Grenadines, Taiwan, Timor L’Este, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uruguay, Vanatu and Venezuela.
Note that passport holders from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro and Serbia may enter Italy visa-free only if their passports contain biometric data.
Citizens from countries not listed above must obtain visa to enter Italy.
A visa may be requested at the nearest Italian Embassy or Consulate for stays of up to 90 days.
IFC and its GTPM Milan 2016 event manager AIM International will be happy to provide an invitation letter on request to registered conference attendees, to assist them in obtaining their entry visas.
An invitation letter form for the Global Trade Partners Meeting Milan 2016 can be downloaded at the following link: services.aimgroup.it
For additional assistance with your invitation letter or for further information on obtaining an Italian entry visa, please contact Ms. Chiara Guarino at AIM International at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at +39 02 566011.