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As a Jamaican with a USA green card, what document would I need to visit Italy?

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US Green Card Holders are not exempt from the visa requirements for the Schengen area. Schengen Visa Info has a great article on this. You need to get a visa just like any other Jamaican, but you should also submit a copy of your green card.

Jamaican citizens need visa for travelling to Italy as tourist. The stay is usually Short stay with a period of 90 days and visa expires in 90 days. Applicant is required to be present when applying for visa and a total of 10 documents are required.

As of December 2019 what you need to submit is:

  • Visa Application Form.
  • Valid Passport.
  • US Residence Permit (Green Card).
  • Photo taken within the last three months.
  • Cover Letter.
  • Rount-Trip Fliht Itinerary.
  • Proof of accommodation.
  • Means of Subsistence.
  • Travel Insurance.

Also:

Schengen Visa Requirements for US Residents and Green Card Holders According to Applicant’s Employment Status

Depending on your employment status in the US, here is a list of additional documents that are required to submit when applying to obtain a Schengen visa in the US:

For US employees:

  • Employment contract
  • Current bank statement of the latest 6 months
  • Leave permission from the employer
  • Income Tax Return (ITR) form or Certificate of Income Tax deducted at the source of salary

For the self-employed:

  • A copy of your business license
  • Company bank statement of the latest 6 months
  • Income Tax Return (ITR)

For foreign students on F1 visas:

  • Valid I-20
  • Reference letter from educational institution (school/college/university) stating that you are in good standing, your major and the expected date of graduation.
  • For foreign students in the US on F1 visas:
  • Valid I-20
  • Reference letter from educational institution (school/college/university) in the US, stating that you are in good standing, your major and the expected date of graduation.

For retirees:

  • Pension statement of the latest 6 months

If unemployed and married to an EU citizen:

  • A recent (less than 3 months old) Confirmation of Employment letter from their spouse’s employer stating the position held within the company as well as the starting date,
  • Spouse’s valid passport
  • An officially marriage certificate.

Required documents for visa application for underage children

  • Original birth certificate
  • Signed travel consent from both parents
  • If one parent is not located in the United States they should submit their signed consent to the Embassy/Consulate of their residing country
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    The site you've linked to is generally a poor source. In addition to vague and potentially misleading statements like "the stay is usually short stay," they have a history of publishing obsolete or plainly inaccurate information. Official sources are better. – phoog Dec 24 '19 at 15:38

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