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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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ITALY: New Rules for Intra-Company Permits in Force

January 20, 2017

With the publication of Legislative Decree 253/2916, with effect from 11th January 2017 and amending the Consolidated Act on Immigration (Legislative Decree 286/1998), Italy has finally implemented Directive 2014/66/EC of 15th May 2014 on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals in…

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ITALY: Updated Guidelines for Posted Worker Notifications

December 8, 2016

Effective 26th December 2016, regulations have been published which specify the procedure for submitting new mandatory notifications for companies posting foreign national workers to Italy. It is not clear if the provisions of legislative Decree N.136 apply specifically to posting…

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ITALY: New Obligations for Employers of Posted Workers

September 14, 2016

Effective 22nd July 2016, Decree N.136/2016 introduced new obligations for companies posting foreign national workers to Italy. Specific guidelines for the implementation of the new provisions are yet to be issued. The Decree applies to European Union (EU) companies, posting…

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ITALY: New Residence Permit Fees for 2016

May 5, 2016

On 10th March 2016 the Ministry of Economy and Finance issued a decree which increased the filing fees for the electronic residence permit in credit card format. The new fees will apply to non-EU citizens entering Italy. All non-EU citizens…

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ITALY: New Quota Decree Published

February 18, 2016

On 2nd February 2016 a new quota decree was published, retaining the same 17,850 places for subordinate (employed) and autonomous (self-employed) work for non-European Union (non-EU) nationals, but increasing the quota allocations for change-of-status categories. Online applications (on a first-come first-served basis)…

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ITALY: Changes to Integration Agreement Rules

November 17, 2015

The Ministry of Internal Affairs in Italy have announced changes to their 'Integration Agreement'. From September 2015, a non-EU national residence permit holder in Italy may be allowed to renew their permit even if they have not fulfilled their 'Integration…

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CHINA: Restrictions on Travelers from Japan, South Korea

January 12, 2023

Due to concern over rising COVID rates in China, the government of South Korea stopped issuing tourist visas to Chinese citizens. In return, Chinese consular posts in Japan and South Korea have suspended issuing Chinese visas of various kinds to Japanese and South Korean citizens.

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SWITZERLAND: Modification to Issuance of C Permits

October 4, 2022

Further to a recent judgment from the Swiss Federal Court, the Swiss authorities have modified their practice regarding issuance of permanent residence permits (C permits).

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