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Students who wish to pursue a Bachelor`s or Master`s Degree course in Italy have to pre-enrol at the University where they would like to study.
The Pre-enrolment procedure applies to all Non-EU applicants living outside Italy and leads to the issuing of the study visa type-D necessary for the enrolment

University pre-enrolment

Starting from the Academic Year 2020/2021, the application for University pre-enrolment needs to be submitted online through portal.

The general documents required to pre-enrol are:

  • Scan of a passport-size photo;
  • Scan of the passport;
  • Scan of qualifications that allow access to the chosen course, according to the information provided by the institution of higher education, with any translations and supporting documents and language certificates.


AFAM pre-enrolment

Application for AFAM pre enrolment still needs to be submitted to the Italian diplomatic-consular missions and, in general, the document required for pre-enrolment are:

  • Two passport-size photos (white background)
  • Form A bis duly filled (except for the signature which is to be done in front of the Consular Officer)
  • Declaration of Value (if requested by the Higher Education Institution) 
  • Original certificate of the final academic qualification duly attested and Apostilled (check here if the country where you achieved last qualification ratified the Hague Convention); if the country did not ratified the Convention, you must provide a photocopy of the certificate, legalized and translated in Italian. 
  • Pre-acceptance letter from the AFAM Institution in Italy
  • Copy of the first and last page of the passport



For further information, please contact the Italian representatives in your Country.