Italy Digital Nomad Visa

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The Digital Nomad Visa for Italy started taking applications in April 2024. The permit allows freelancers or remote corporate employees to work remotely from the Italian territory for up to a year. This is great news for your European plans if you are a digital nomad.

The government of Italy considers a digital nomad a foreigner who carries out work activities autonomously through the use of technological tools that allow them to work remotely".

What are the requirements for the Digital Nomad Visa for Italy?

As for every digital nomad visa, you are required to have a minimum income, health insurance, clear criminal records, and a work contract stating the activities you will perform remotely. You can find specifications for requirements and documents below.

Do I need to get a VAT number for the Digital Nomad Visa for Italy?

Yes, as per Article 6 of the Official Gazette, digital nomads need to acquire a VAT number if they are self-employed workers. Nonetheless, a tax number might also be required for other steps in the visa such as health insurance or a lease.

Where can I apply for the Digital Nomad Visa?

You need to apply at the Consulate of your country in the territory where you have resided for the past six months. Browse consultates here.

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1 year





Processing time

1-3 months




What are eligibility requirements for the Italy Digital Nomad Visa?

7 Eligibility Requirements

  • Work remotely using IT or telecommunication technologies
  • A valid work contract from your employee or corporation
  • Experience in the field of the activities you will be performing remotely of at least 6 months
  • A minimum income of $30,000 USD per year or $2,500 USD per month
  • Health insurance for medical treatment and hospital admission valid for the entire visa period
  • Proof of accommodation arrangements
  • Clear criminal records of the past 5 years of the country where you resided the past months

Which documents do I need to apply for the Italy Digital Nomad Visa?

6 Document Required

  • A valid work contract from your employee or corporation
  • Valid passport
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Proof of accommodation in Italy
  • Clear criminal records
  • Application form for the Digital Nomad Visa properly filled

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  • You must renew it at least 2 months before your visa allowance is over.

  • You may be able to bring your family if you comply with the income requirements via Family Reunification.

Talent Migration data for Italy

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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