Key Points 

  • There are 67,000 work permits reserved for non-European Economic Area workers in Italy for 2022 


The government of Italy updated the work permit quota for 2022 for workers from countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). A maximum of 69,700 permits will be granted under the following categories over the next two months: 

  • Beginning 27 Jan. 2022: 27,700 for non-seasonal, self-employed persons, changes in status and other hires;  
  • Beginning 1 Feb. 2022: 42,000 for seasonal workers and those working in agriculture and the tourism-hotel sectors 

Pre-filling application forms will be made available on 9:00 AM on 12 Jan. 2022 here.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Italy published its work permit quotas for non-EEA workers for 2022. A maximum of 69,700 permits will be granted for non-EEA subordinate workers, seasonal and non-seasonal and self-employed workers.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Italy's website and Envoy's website for additional updates and information.

Originally published 13 January, 2022

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