Embassy of Italy in Asmara


The Italian Embassy in Eritrea is a bilateral mission in Asmara and promotes Italian interests in Eritrea. The embassy of Italy also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Eritrea. The Italian Embassy in Asmara is headed by Marco Mancini - Ambassador of Italy to Eritrea.


Italian Embassy in Asmara, Eritrea - 171/1/171 n.11 - P.O. Box 220 - Asmara - Eritrea


(+291) 1 120 160 & (+291) 1 120 213


(+291) 1 121 115






Marco Mancini - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Eritrea require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Italian embassy in Asmara you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Italy

For all Italian visa related matters contact the embassy in Asmara before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambasmara.esteri.it) or contact the visa department by telephone (+291) 1 120 160 & (+291) 1 120 213 or email ambasciata.asmara@esteri.it

Consulates of Italy in Eritrea

Next to the embassy in Asmara there could be additional Italian consulates located in Eritrea.

Please check below for the locations of the Italian consulates in Eritrea.

Italian Consulates in Eritrea

Next to the embassy in Asmara, Italy has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Italy does not have any consulates located in Eritrea ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Italian Embassy in Asmara offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Eritrea to Italy as wel as for Italian citizens in Eritrea. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Italian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.