Visa Information for International Boarding Applicants

An Italian study visa is required for all applicants of non-European Union countries who wish to board at St. Stephen’s.


This process is for students who have completed the admission procedures described in this section and have been accepted to St. Stephen’s School.


Parents will receive a visa packet from the school that outlines the necessary steps that must be taken to secure a study visa.


International applicants will be directed to compile the following documentation and forward it to the school.


Document Check List


  • Full Name as it appears on passport
  • Nationality
  • Place of birth
  • Date of birth (day/month/year)
  • Current postal address and contact telephone number
  • PDF copy of passport page with photo and personal information
  • Please ensure that the photo resolution is clear 
  • In the case of dual nationality, please indicate which passport the student will be using to travel 
  • Italian Embassy or Consulate of Jurisdiction where applicants will go to apply: 
  • Parents (or guardians) are advised to contact the Italian Embassy or Consulate of Jurisdiction to schedule an appointment. For applicants who are not residents of a major city, it is recommended that they contact the consulate which has jurisdiction over their area. In some cases, this may not be the consulate that is in closest proximity. 
  • Parents (or guardians) must present the application for a study visa no earlier than 90 days before the student’s entry into Italy. St. Stephen’s will send all the compulsory documentation via courier.


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