The Integration agreement is a “contract” between the foreigner and the Italian State. It regulates the immigration point-based system. Foreigners are accredited with points based on their level of integration in Italian society.
Who must sign the Integration agreement?
Any foreigners over 16 years of age moving to Italy and applying for a residence permit of at least 1 year.
How many points do I have to reach?
At least 30, plus A2 level of Knowledge in
How much time do I have to comply?
2 years, that can be extended for a further year (3 years in total).
What happens if after 3 years I haven’t reached 30 points?
If after 3 years the number of points is lower than 30, equal to or lower than zero the agreement is considered partially unfulfilled or unfulfilled. Such condition may lead – under certain conditions – to residence permit withdrawal or rejection of renewal and deportation.
Can the points obtained be lost?
Yes. Credits can be lost in case of criminal conviction, administrative fines, noncompliance with tax obligations etc.
Can the agreement be temporarily suspended?
Yes, only for force majeure/justified reasons (serious illness, work, study
How can I get an A2 language level attestation?
Only the following courses can issue the required attestation valid for integration agreement purposes
Interestingly to know, foreigners who have fulfilled the Integration agreement do not have to comply with the language requirement (B1 level) when applying for Italian citizenship.
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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.