The residence permit for elective residence is issued in four distinct
A) to a foreign citizen holding an entry visa for residence elective – The visa for elective residence allows entry to Italy for the purposes of the stay, to the foreigner who intends to settle in our country and who demonstrate that they have sufficient resources to support themselves without exercising any work activity.
The applicant must also demonstrate:
the availability of a house to be elected as a residence;
economic resources (pensions, annuities, real estate, buildings economic-commercial activities or from other sources other than work
Once the foreigner has made regular entry into Italy, he must, within 8 days, submit a specific request for a residence permit.
B) to the foreign citizen holding a residence permit for work subordinate, autonomous or family reasons, by way of conversion of the residence permit – The residence permit for elective residence can be issued, in the process of transformation, to a foreign citizen who already holds a residence permit for subordinate work, self-employment, family reasons, when the applicant ceases to work and becomes the owner of a pension (old age, invalidity, social …) or annuities or annuities.
The foreigner must demonstrate that he can independently maintain himself in Italy without carrying out any work activity, as in possession of adequate financial capabilities.
The residence permit for elective residence can also be issued:
to the cohabiting spouse,
to minor children,
to adult cohabiting and dependent children and dependent cohabiting parents, always on demonstration of sufficient economic resources.
The assessment of the adequacy of the financial means for maintenance own and family members are delegated to the competent Police Headquarters (Questura)…
C) to the foreign citizen “other family member” of a citizen – Permission to stay for elective residence is also issued to the foreign citizen in as a family member of an EU citizen, when he cannot be included in the definition of a family member, in particular the cohabitants of EU citizens.
The stable cohabitation or kinship relationship must be demonstrated through suitable documentation issued by the State in which the EU citizen resided before the transfer to Italy.
D) to a foreign citizen employed by the Vatican – Foreign employees, religious or laypeople who carry out work activities in institutions and organizations of the The Vatican, but located in Italian territory, they obtain a residence permit for elective residence because the source of income from work is not received either declared in Italy. The holder of the residence permit for elective home in
how many family members of EU citizens can carry out work activities.
DURATION, RENEWAL AND REVOCATION.
The duration of the visa is one year, renewable in Italy at the Police Headquarters territorially competent, provided that the original requirements continue to be maintained over time. The residence permit cannot be renewed or extended when it appears that the foreigner has interrupted his stay in Italy for a continuous period of more than six months, unless said interruption depended on the need for fulfill military obligations or other severe and proven reasons.
After five years, it is possible to apply for a long-term residence card, with valid for five years.
After ten years, it is possible to apply for Italian citizenship.
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