Elective Residence Visa in Italy - Application Assistance in English

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Apply for Italy’s elective residence visa as a non-EU national. Get the right immigration advice to live in Italy without working or being employed.

Our office of Immigration experts is able to help with all documentation. They can also advise on the appropriate residence permit for your case, depending on what you need.

Our team of experienced legal professionals will review all your documentation and advise you on the appropriate residence permit in accordance with your situation. We can arrange for translated documents, certification services, or even help with an interview if necessary. Our support offered is English, French, Greek, Spanish or Italian.

Our lawyers assist you with the preparation process for an interview in your home country or country of residence. They help schedule meetings and submit paperwork to ensure that everything goes smoothly on the day of submission h the preparation process for an interview in your home country or country of residence. They help schedule meetings and submit paperwork to ensure that everything goes smoothly on the day of submission.

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Free - $50

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • The applicant can apply for this visa from their home country as well as from within Italy. The application must be submitted to the Consulate or Embassy.

    The main requirement for the visa is that the holder can show evidence that they can support their lifestyle in Italy. It’s important to work with a qualified Immigration Lawyer because each Consulate has different requirements for assessing an applicant’s financial position.

  • This visa is the called the national type “D” visa and is for foreigners and expats who wish to reside in Italy without working. It’s aimed at retirees as the permit is a residence permit and not a work permit. It’s Italy’s version of a “Wealth Visa” and is available to applicants who can show that they can financially support their lifestyle while living in the country. It allows the main applicant’s spouse and their dependent children to join them on a family visa. The main requirement is that they too have enough wealth to support their lifestyle. Aside from being able to travel in Italy, the holder can travel in Europe without any hassle in the Schengen area. So you can now enjoy your time exploring European cities like Paris, Barcelona or Lisbon. Unlike other visa applications in Italy, there’s no need to make an investment in the country.

  • Yes, as long as you provide proof that your family members are economically dependent on you and that you possess sufficient means of maintaining your family members in Italy with you for the entire duration of the Visa.

  • Italy does not consider any proof of income coming from freelance or self-employed work. The applicant must prove to own substantial and stable private income originating from pensions, annuities, income from properties or investments funds, and income from stable economic and commercial activities.


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