Italy: 2016 quotas released for several employment types

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Quotas for foreign workers in several categories of employment (subordinate work, independent work, etc.) have been released.

Currently, 2,400 quota spots are available for the following categories:

  • Innovative startups initiators
  • Selected investors
  • Freelancers in skilled regulated and unregulated professions
  • Officers
  • Internationally-known artists or those with high professional qualifications employed by public or private organizations

Online quota applications can be submitted via the Ministry of Interior website.

After February 17, employers can apply for quota spots for seasonal workers.

This summary was prepared using information obtained from the Italian government (website displays Italian).

Disclaimer: The above information is provided for general information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. If you have any further inquiries regarding the applicability of this information, please contact the Regional Immigration Manager, EMEA, Vladimir Dziak.