Italy Visa Application Center ( ITALYVAC ) is a service provided
by VF Worldwide Holdings Ltd. ITALYVAC provides logistic services
to visa applicants seeking a Italy Temporary Resident & Returning
Permanent Visas and is only responsible for the following:
1. To receive from an applicant his/her passport, completed
visa form, supporting documentation (collectively, the "Documents")
and the applicable fees.
2. To submit the Documents to the Italy Embassy / Consulates,
on behalf of the applicant.
3. To collect the relevant Documents back from the Italy Embassy
/ Consulates, after completion of all formalities, and return
the relevant Documents back to the applicant by hand delivery/courier
to an address provided by the applicant on the visa form.
Notwithstanding anything else to the contrary, the Italy Embassy
/ Consulates reserves the right to ask for further documentation
and to refuse the visa application.
In certain cases, instead of the aforesaid procedure, the
Italy Embassy / Consulates will hand over the relevant Documents
to the Applicants directly. In such cases, ITALYVAC shall
not be responsible for any loss or damage to the Documents,
in any manner whatsoever
It must be noted that the grant or refusal of the Italy visa
is at the sole discretion of the Italy Embassy / Consulates
and ITALYVAC is neither involved in the process nor is liable
or responsible in any manner whatsoever for any delay in processing
or grant or rejection of the visa application of any applicant
by the Italy Embassy / Consulates.
ITALYVAC takes every reasonable precaution while handling
the Documents of applicants. However, ITALYVAC shall not be
responsible in any manner whatsoever to the applicant for
any Documents which are lost in transit by accident, theft,
natural calamities (act of god) or any other reason outside
the control of, or not arising out of a willful default of
The applicant agrees and accepts that ITALYVAC neither controls
the Italy Embassy / Consulates nor does it control or operate
the services provided by them. Hence, ITALYVAC will not be
liable or responsible in any manner whatsoever for the loss
or damage of applicant's Documents due to any default on the
part of the Italy Embassy / Consulates.
The applicant agrees and accepts that the courier acceptance
and delivery service through which the Documents are returned
to the applicants by ITALYVAC is operated by a third-party.
ITALYVAC does not control or operate any courier company,
neither does it control or operate any facility or service
provided by the courier company. ITALYVAC disclaims any and
all liability for any loss or damage caused to the applicant
in the event that his/her Documents are delayed/ misplaced/
lost/ damaged by the courier company, whether such delay/
misplacement/ loss/ damage result from negligence, accident
or any other cause. In no event shall ITALYVAC and/or its
representatives be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive,
incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages
whatsoever due to such delay/ misplacement/ loss/ damage of
the Documents, including the applicant's passport. Without
prejudice to the aforesaid, ITALYVAC's and/or its representatives
sole and exclusive liability in case a passport is lost or
damaged in transit, is limited/restricted to the reimbursement
of the amount of fees charged by the Ministry of Public Security,
Government of China, for the replacement of a lost / damaged
passport through normal application procedure. Such reimbursement
of the fee amount will be made by ITALYVAC to the applicant
only on the presentation by the applicant of the payment receipt
issued by the Ministry of Public Security, Government of China.
The applicant agrees that the foregoing limitation of liability
is an agreed allocation of risk between the parties and this
limitation of liability is and shall be an integral part of
The application fees once received by ITALYVAC from the applicant
will not be refundable under any circumstances, irrespective
of whether or not the desired visa is granted by the Italy
Embassy / Consulates to the applicant Advertising material
may accompany the relevant Documents at the time they are
returned to the applicant.
If the applicant does not wish to receive any such advertising
material along with the relevant Documents, the applicant
must intimate the ITALYVAC in advance at the time of submitting
the Documents. Please note that no advertising material accompanying
the relevant Documents has the endorsement of the Italy Government.
ITALYVAC, in its sole discretion, may change, amend, cancel
or withdraw any or all of the terms and conditions mentioned
herein at any time without any prior notice. No employee of
ITALYVAC has any authority whatsoever to change / amend /
amplify or withdraw any or all of the terms and conditions
mentioned herein without the prior written approval of ITALYVAC.
These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed
in accordance with the laws of Italy. Any claims or disputes
arising in relation to the services provided by to the applicant
shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts
The applicant hereby accepts and confirms that the applicant
and/or his/her representative, prior to submitting the visa
application, has read, understood and agreed to be bound by,
without limitation or qualification, all of the terms, conditions
and details provided herein.