How to Apply for Work Permit in Italy? Complete Guide for international students and job seekers. Lastly, You can read about settlement chances in Italy after graduation.
Italy has some of the best weather in Europe. It is much warmer than its northern neighbors and the skies are always clear.
Students need to do part-time jobs to Study in Italy and fulfil daily expenses. You are allowed to work 20 hours per week in Italy. There are part-time jobs like food delivery, restaurant related jobs, newspaper distribution, bars and many more.
References help to get part-time jobs in Italy. If you have any reference, it’s your plus point to survive in Italy during your stay as a student.
You can work as a freelancer and can teach any skills you have. It can be English language teaching or any other knowledge you can transfer to Italian people.
You should have wonderful command in English to get a full-time job in Italy after graduation. If you can communicate in the Italian language also, your chances are double for a permanent job. You can earn a reasonable salary.
The job vaccines easily available in Italy, are in mechanical, textile, chemical, technology, food and wood furniture sectors.
How to Apply for Work Permit in Italy?
Once you have found a job, you should apply for a work permit before your previous visa expires. A work permit is also called permesso di lavoro in Italian.
Sometimes the employer starts the work permit application by himself for job holder. In that case, the employer will collect all necessary documents and will submit at the migration board of Italy.
Normally application for work permit is submitted online. If you have to initiate a work permit application by yourself, then you need to submit the following documents at the migration board to change your student visa into a work visa.
- Fill out the online application form.
- You need to Attach Job offer letter from employer.
- Make an Attachment of Insurance letter from employer.
- You should Attach contact details of the employer.
- Attach Housing agreement.
- Attach Proof of residence (current student visa).
- Annual income should be around EUR 8500 in the employment agreement.
How to Settle in Italy after Graduation?
Once you complete your degree, you would like to settle down in Italy. There are possibilities for international students. Italy extends residence permit for 6 to 12 months after completing a degree or course. This is also called a job search visa.
During this time, you can try to find a job which fulfills the requirements of the work visa. You can also start your own business.
The job search visa is offered to those students, who have completed a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctorate.
You should have studied 3-year bachelor’s degree to get a job search visa in Italy.
While, You should have completed 2-year master’s degree to get a job search visa in Italy.
For doctorate, you must have been in university for the last 3 years to get a job search visa in Italy.
Well, if you have found a job contract, you can change your student status during your studies also.
You can start your own business during your studies or after finishing your studies. While, You can change your student visa or job search visa into a business visa.
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