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ITALY: Government Plans to Safeguard Residence Rights of UK Nationals in Event of No Deal Brexit

January 15, 2019

The Italian government has announced that it is preparing legislation that will allow British citizens residing legally in Italy to remain resident in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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ITALY: Labour Authorities Step-Up Enforcement of Posted Worker Rules

June 1, 2018

The Italian Labour Inspectorate (INL) has implemented stricter rules and policies on investigating company compliance with Italy’s rules implementing the European Union (EU) Posted Workers Enforcement Directive. Companies both sending and hosting foreign workers in Italy should verify compliance.

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ITALY: Family Residence Permit Applicants Can Start Work Upon Application Submission

May 16, 2018

On 7th May 2015, with immediate effect, the Italian Ministry of Labour clarified that applicants for residence permits for family reasons, which allow employment or self-employment without the need for a subordinate work permit, can start work as soon as they have submitted the application.

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ITALY: Consulates Apply More Rigorous Definition of Permissible Business Visa Activities

March 2, 2018

Effective immediately, Italian consulates are more strictly assessing business visa applications, defining the allowable business activities according to Visa Decree 850/2011 as the following: to make contacts or conduct negotiations; or for learning and verifying the use and functioning of capital goods purchased or sold under commercial and industrial cooperation agreements. Previously, the Ministry of […]

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ITALY: 2018 Quota Decree Published

January 19, 2018

The Italian government has announced a cap of 30,850 on the number of workers from outside the EEA allowed in Italy for 2018. The total number of quotas is the same as for 2017, and the number per category of workers is only slightly different. Quota Allocations More than half the quotas are reserved to entries for […]

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ITALY: Renewals Ceased for Fixed-Term Highly-Skilled ICT Work Permits

August 2, 2017

Effective immediately, it is no longer possible to renew a work permit issued under article 27 letter (g) of Decree n.286/1998, for highly skilled workers on intra-company assignment for a determined period in order to carry out a specific task or activity. 27(g) Permits Discontinued When the new EU ICT (Intra-Company Transfer) Permit was introduced […]

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ITALY: Residence Permit Fees Reintroduced

June 14, 2017

Effective 9th June 2017, the Italian government has reintroduced filing fees for applications for a “permesso di sogiorno” residence permit. What are the new fees? The new fees are as follows: Residence permit card fixed fee – €76.00 (including €30.46 for the electronic card; €16.00 for application stamp; €30.00 mailing fee) Residence permit card valid […]

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ITALY: All Travellers Subject to Border Control Until 30th May Due to G7 Summit

May 15, 2017

Italy has temporarily suspended the Schengen agreement and imposed border controls on all travellers between 10th and 30th May 2017, to enhance security during the upcoming G7 summit in Taormina on 26th & 27th May. Our advice All travellers to Italy during this period should carry a valid identity document and allow extra time to […]

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ITALY: Posted Worker Notification Not Required for Intra-Company Transfers

April 7, 2017

Circular no. 1/2017, issued by the Italian National Labour Inspectorate, has specified that the obligations introduced by Decree No.136/2016 (see our previous alert) do not apply to intra-company transferees (ICT), foreign researchers or self-employed foreign workers. Who is affected? The notification, document and representative obligations set forth in Decree no. 136/2016 implementing the EU Posted Workers […]

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ITALY: New Quota Decree Published

March 24, 2017

The Italian government has announced a cap of 30,850 on the number of workers from outside the EEA allowed in Italy for 2017. The figure and the categories of workers allowed this year are similar to those announced in recent years. More than half the quotas are reserved to entries for seasonal work (17,000) The […]

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