Steps Contact your local Italian embassy or consulate. Determine if you are from a country that is part of the Schengen area. Obtain a tourist visa application from your Italian consulate, or from Schengen Visa services (online at www.schengenvisa.cc). Complete the application for a tourist visa for Italy. Gather the required documentation.Do you need a visa to visit Italy?
As a U.S. citizen, you do not need a tourist visa to visit Italy, but legal U.S. residents who are not citizens are required to obtain visas.