Recent experience demonstrated that the Italian Diplomatic posts worldwide are becoming more severe in verifying that the activity performed by those who are applying for a Business Visitor visa is falling within the ones stated by the law in force.

The current law says that a foreign national can make short visits to Italy:

1. to make contacts or conduct negotiations;

2. for learning purposes; or

3. to verify the use and functioning of capital goods purchased or sold under commercial and industrial cooperation agreements