APPLYING FOR VISAS TO ENTER ITALY AND/OR RESIDENCE IN ITALY
NON-EU NATIONALS – VISAS AND RESIDENCE
On the following pages we provide further information for non-EU nationals on making certain types of applications for visas and residence in Italy. The immigration law in force now in Italy which contains most provisions in force for non-EU nationals is the “Testo unico immigrazione – decreto legislativo n.286/1998“.
EU Blue card – highly skilled workers/professionals
EU NATIONALS – RESIDENCE IN ITALY
The Directive of Free Movement applies to all EU nationals and was implemented in Italy in Law no. 30 of 2007, this is useful to refer to when jmaking an application for residence at the Comune as staff can sometimes misapply the rules.
These rules currently applies to British nationals but only until the date in which membership of the EU will end (29th March 2019), unless a Withdrawal agreement contains provisions for a transitional period and specifically adopts the current rules.
Applying for residence in Italy as an EU national
Applying for permanent residence (“attestato di soggiorno permanente“)