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Health in Italy

Healthcare coverage overseas

What happens if you are overseas and in need of healthcare treatment? In the unlikely event of requiring healthcare services in the EU outside of Italy, the Tessera Sanitaria system has you covered. The European Union has enacted a Healthcare cooperation among its state members, in an attempt to create a single service for Healthcare

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Italian citizenship via ancestor
Immigration

Italian citizenship via jure sanguinis

If you are descended from an Italian citizen, you are likely to be eligible to claim Italian citizenship. Having an Italian ancestor is not enough to claim your Italian citizenship, in fact you must also demonstrate that the citizenship was passed forward from your Italian ascendant to you. Since 1992 Italy allows dual citizenship, meaning

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Freelance VISA

The freelance VISA allows the entry in Italy of a non-EU citizen to undertake freelance or self-employment activities in Italy. Despite other EU countries having issued a digital nomad VISA option, Italy hasn’t, however it allows the freelance VISA for independent workers. This VISA route is extremely complicated to obtain because it is very discretionary

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Tessera Sanitaria renewal
Health in Italy

Tessera Sanitaria renewal

As you might now, the Italian Tessera Sanitaria has an expiration date, and after that you might be required to renew it. If you are an Italian (or EU) citizen living in Italy, or you hold a Permesso di Soggiorno di Lungo Periodo, there is no renewal process; in fact the Agenzia delle Entrate will

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Italian house
Real Estate

Buying a property in Italy

Buying a property in Italy is a life goal for many of you living here or just having a vacation home. There are countless reasons to buy a home in Italy, yet this article focuses on the process of acquiring a home in Italy and the steps involved in doing so. Purchasing a home in

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SPID
Life in Italy

SPID

SPID stands for Sistema Pubblico Identità Digitale. This is the public system of digital ID provided to citizens of Italy, and this marks an attempt of the Italian public office system to move to digital access to its services and databases. This system is very similar to the Estonian digital ID one. The SPID is

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