Residence permit in Italy
The issuance of the residence permit in Italy
Foreigners coming from countries that intend to stay in Italy for more than three months must apply in Italy for a residence permit for work (only for foreigners coming from Shengen countries, non-EU foreigners must apply through the decreto dei flussi), for study, for family, for medical treatment.
First-time arrivals have 8 days to apply for a residence permit.
In order to obtain a residence permit in Italy, it is necessary to present the following documents
- the application form;
- a valid passport or other equivalent travel document with the corresponding entry visa, if required;
- a photocopy of the document itself
- 4 passport photos, identical and recent;
- a telematics scoreboard for 14.62 euros;
- the necessary documentation for the type of residence permit applied for
- the payment of a contribution of between 80 and 200 euros. The payment modalities have been established by decree of 6 October 2011 of the Ministero delle finanze in agreement with the Ministero dell'Interno.
Those who are already in Italy and have a residence permit that expires must apply for its renewal at least 60 days before it expires. The validity of the residence permit is the same as that of the entry visa:
- up to six months for seasonal work and up to nine months for seasonal work in sectors requiring this extension;
- up to one year, for attendance at an obviously documented course of study or vocational training;
- up to two years for self-employment, permanent subordinate employment and family reunification. Foreigners coming to Italy for visits, business, tourism and studies, for periods not exceeding three months, do not need to apply for a residence permit.
What types of residence permits exist in Italy
- Family reunification permit
- Residence permit for subordinate employment
- Residence permit for self-employed persons
- Residence permit for study purposes
- Residence permit for medical treatment