[updated Mar 31, 2021]
The Italia Startup visa and the Italia startup hub programs are temporarily suspended so applications cannot be filed during this period. Applications will resume as soon as possible.
The “start-up visa” is aimed to non-EU nationals intending to set up an innovative start-up business (companies must meet the conditions set forth by law 221/2012) or to join an already established startup Company.
The Italia start-up visa program is aimed to entrepreneurs intending to relocate to Italy to set up an innovative start-up business (companies must meet the conditions set forth by law 221/2012) or to join an already established startup company (see below).
The applicant must prove the availability of at least € 50,000 to be used for the sole purpose of establishing and operating the start-up and submit a detailed business plan for an “innovative” project with a strong character of technological innovation.
The program guarantees a streamlined application procedure, with an online clearance application and the issuance of a visa and residence permit under the fast-track procedure. The start-up visa (visto lavoro autonomo start up) can also be obtained by those intending to join an existing start-up (in this case, must make sure that:
The law gives the possibility to file the start-up visa applications through a certified incubator i.e. an Italian company having specific features and that can host start-ups and help them by providing technical, legal and management support, as well as equipment and space where the start-ups can develop their business. Startup visas are subject to availability of immigration quotas issued yearly by the Government.
We can assist clients with every step of the process, from the clearance application until the collection of the residence permit. Contact us for a free quote, we would be delighted to help you reach your targets and goals.
Giuditta Petreni has over 10 years of experience in assisting companies and business investors with relocation of managers and staff to Italy. Giuditta has extensive experience advising corporate and private clients on a full range of Italian immigration categories. She is fluent in Italian and English.
Mazzeschi S.r.l. | Operazione/Progetto finanziato nel quadro del POR FESR Toscana 2014-2020
Il progetto ITACA (ITaly Attract ChinA) è un investimento nei paesi/mercati a lingua cinese, in particolare Taiwan con l’obiettivo di accrescere le quote di mercato dell'azienda. Tramite ITACA la Mazzeschi Srl ha aperto un ufficio a Taiwan con assunzione di personale di lingua cinese, creato un sito internet in lingua cinese e partecipato a fiere e varie attività di promozione a Taiwan.
Mazzeschi S.r.l. | Project co-financed under Tuscany POR FESR 2014-2020
The ITACA project (ITaly Attract ChinA) is a fund to invest in Chinese-speaking countries/markets, in particular Taiwan with the aim of increasing the company's market shares. With the help of ITACA project, Mazzeschi Srl has opened an office in Taiwan and has hired a Chinese-speaking staff, created a Chinese website and participated in fairs and various promotional activities in Taiwan.