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Working remotely with the digital nomad visa in Italy

Remote work from Rome, anyone? The new digital nomad visa in Italy is launching soon. Find out here who can apply, what the requirements are, and which Italian cities are best for digital nomads.

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Want to travel to Italy? Here’s where you should go.

Land of pizza, pasta, and Negroni, Italy is a traveler's dream. Discover your perfect Italian getaway—and how to return with cash to spare!

9 min read

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Tipping in Italy: a guide to Italian tipping culture

Tipping in Italy isn’t as common as in other countries. While locals sometimes leave a small tip, there are a few situations when you should absolutely leave a tip in Italy — find out more here.

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Finding a rental home in Italy—a practical guide for expats

Learn the must-know rules and top tips for renting a home in Italy, including everything from contract types and costs in different cities to what documents you need.

8 min read

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How to find work in Italy as an expat

In Italy, job hunting is full of rules, both written and unwritten. Whether you’re an EU citizen, a student or worker, or from outside the EU, our tips will help you navigate your search for work.

10 min read

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How to get Italian citizenship

You can acquire Italian citizenship by birth, marriage, or residence. Read on to learn the rules for applying for naturalization, the legal requirements, and what documents you’ll need.

8 min read

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Getting health insurance as an expat in Italy

As an expat, health insurance in Italy is offered on both a public and a private basis. Read on to learn the differences between these two options, and how to access each.

9 min read

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An expat’s guide to cost of living in Italy

When you’re moving to a new country, it’s hard to know what to expect. In this article, we cover useful information for expats about the costs of housing, transportation, and everyday life in Italy.

9 min read

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How to Get Your Residence Permit in Italy

Learn about all the different types of residence permits in Italy and visas for non-EU citizens—like which options there are, who issues them, and how you can apply for or renew one.

9 min read

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Your guide to freelancing as an expat in Italy

Ready to be your own boss while living abroad? Here’s what you need to know.

8 min read

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Do you have a VAT number? Here’s how to file your 2021 tax return

Find out if you have to declare your taxes this year, and how to do it.

4 min read

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When are the 2021 tax deadlines for freelancers?

See our calendar of important tax deadlines this year for freelancers, small business owners, and anyone with a VAT number.

4 min read

The Milan Cathedral.

How to open a bank account in Italy online

Moving countries comes with challenges, but as an expat, your finances shouldn’t be one of them. Opening a bank account in Italy can be simple, if you know how (hint: go online).

7 min read