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Elective Residence Visa – What to do to obtain access to Italy

Elective residenceWhat is a national visa for elective residence?

The visa for elective residence grants access to Italy to foreigners wishing to reside in the country and who are able to subsidise themselves financially, without carrying out any working activity.

Article 13 of Attachment A of the inter-ministerial Decree MAE n°850 from 2011 defines the types of entrance visas and the requirements needed to obtain them.

What paperwork is necessary to obtain a visa for elective residence? (more…)

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The Italian Perspective – European Mortgage Credit Directive

In a previous post, I discussed the possibility of non-Italian nationals getting a mortgage to purchase an Italian property. This post provides a brief overview of some of the provisions contained in the European Mortgage Credit Directive (EMCD), which came in to force across all EU Member States in 2016, impacting the Italian mortgage and credit market. (more…)

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Are you resident or domiciled in Italy?

In today’s post, in response to a number of questions we have had at De Tullio Law Firm regarding this topic, I explore the legal and tax implications of Italian residency and domicile as they pertain to EU and non-EU nationals.

This is a very complex area and because every individual’s case is different. I would strongly recommend that you seek advice and guidance from your lawyer and accountant.resident or domiciled in Italy

For EU nationals, a visa is not required to enter or to work in Italy. A valid identity document issued by the relevant authorities in an individual’s country of citizenship is sufficient to allow entry to live and work in Italy. (more…)

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