Can a refugee get a passport in Italy?

February 25, 2021 Off By idswater

Can a refugee get a passport in Italy?

Depends a little on whether they’re Schengen, who it was issued by (in this case Italy), and what the countries you want to travel to think about your country. The Refugee Travel Document is like a faux passport, allowing you to exit and return to the country that issued it. You’re not a citizen (usually) so can’t get a passport.

Do you need a Schengen visa for a refugee?

Recently, some Schengen countries revised their internal policy regarding the visa requirements for Refugee Travel Document holders, requesting that they apply for a Schengen visa prior to their planned travel. Italy announced in March 2017 that Schengen visas will be required for Refugee Travel Document holders upon entering.

What can I enter with just a 1951 Convention?

I had refugee protection in Italy under the Geneva convention with a Refugee Travel Document. Except for Schengen countries, what other countries can I travel to with this document and don’t need a visa.

Can a refugee get a visa for any country?

Currently, the holders of Refugee Travel Documents are allowed to travel visa free to many of the countries but not all within the Schengen Zone (you can find a table of countries with visa requirements for Refugee Travel Documents below).

Do you need a visa to enter Ireland with a Geneva Convention?

Holders of Geneva Convention Travel Documents from these countries do not need visas to enter Ireland for short stays of 90 days or less.

Depends a little on whether they’re Schengen, who it was issued by (in this case Italy), and what the countries you want to travel to think about your country. The Refugee Travel Document is like a faux passport, allowing you to exit and return to the country that issued it. You’re not a citizen (usually) so can’t get a passport.

When was the first refugee travel document issued?

Refugee travel documents are passport-like booklets. Their cover bears the words “Travel Document” in English and French (and often in the language of the issuing state), as well as the date of the convention: 28 July 1951.

Recently, some Schengen countries revised their internal policy regarding the visa requirements for Refugee Travel Document holders, requesting that they apply for a Schengen visa prior to their planned travel. Italy announced in March 2017 that Schengen visas will be required for Refugee Travel Document holders upon entering.