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Welcome to the website of the Embassy of Italy in Manama
Manama Bahrain
P.O. Box 347
Villa 1554, Road 5647, Block 356
Kingdom of Bahrain

International dialing code: 00973
Switchboard: 17 252 424
For a map of our location please click this link. 

The Embassy of Italy kindly wishes to advice that the external service provider MVA International, Tel. (973) 17000278, 17000279, 17233041, is the authorized company to receive visa applications on behalf of the Embassy.  Therefore:
Appointments and Schengen visa applications to Italy and Malta can be requested and submitted to MVA International, from 9.00 a.m. to 17.00 p.m.. The offices are located in Al-Aali Mall, Gate 1, Office 1028, 1st Floor, Building 2210, Block 428, Road 2827, Seef District,  Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, Tel. (973) 17000278, 17000279, 17233041, email / website
- Request of visa appointments will be granted and scheduled directly by MVA.
- All relevant information concerning procedures and requirements will have to be submitted to MVA. 
- National Visas; Diplomatic, Special passport holders and official delegations with Verbal Notes will be processed as for the past through this Embassy.

Any assessment or decision on visas is at complete discretion of the Embassy.

New *Important* For Frequently Asked Questions on Schengen Visas please click here

 Please be informed that latest travel advices for  Bahrain are available on which is being constantly updated accordingly

Embassy holidays for the year 2016

Friday 1 January  NEW YEAR'S DAY
Sunday 27 March  EASTER
Monday 28 March  EASTER MONDAY
Sunday 1 May   LABOUR DAY
Thursday 2 June  NATIONAL DAY
Thursday 7 July  EID AL FITR
Sunday 11 September  EID AL ADHA
Monday 10 October  ASHOORA
Sunday 11 December  PROPHET'S BIRTHDAY
Friday 16 December  BAHRAIN NATIONAL DAY
Sunday 25 December  CHRISTMAS
Ambasciatore Bellato
The Ambassador
Domenico Bellato

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