Other USG Employees

A Mission visa is required when assignments are longer than ninety (90) days. A Mission visa will not be granted for assignments less than ninety (90) days. The U.S. Sending State Office (USSSO) in Rome is designated as the accrediting officer. Prior to contractor accreditation, contracts must be submitted to and approved by the Defense …

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U.S. Government Contractors (Technical Representatives & Civilian Personnel)

A Mission visa is required when assignments are longer than ninety (90) days. A Mission visa will not be granted for assignments less than ninety (90) days. The U.S. Sending State Office (USSSO) in Rome is designated as the accrediting officer. Prior to contractor accreditation, contracts must be submitted to and approved by the Defense …

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DoD Civilian Employees

DoD Civilian Employees require a passport and a Mission visa in their Official (maroon) or No-Fee Regular (blue) passport for entry into Italy. Dependents and civilian component members MUST obtain a Mission visa and an official (maroon) or no-fee regular (blue) passport prior to entry into Italy.

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Uniformed Military Personnel

The NATO SOFA exempts military personnel from any visa requirements. Uniformed personnel may enter Italy on solely their military orders, CAC, and NATO Travel Orders, although note that NATO Travel Orders are rarely issued for inbound PCSing personnel who routinely enter with only their CAC and PCS orders. However, if your new duty station will …

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Remarks by Ambassador Eisenberg at Great American Craft Beer Tasting

Welcome to Villa Taverna. I am delighted to have you here in this beautiful residence to taste and enjoy 15 different American craft beers from Stone Brewing Co., Rogue Ales, and Founders Brewing.  It is an honor for me to celebrate the value, ingenuity, and innovation that American craft beers bring to Italy.      We …

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