Hats off to the Italian Ministries

Hats off to the Italian Ministries

On Friday 1st February 2019 the British in Italy team met again with Pierluigi D’Elia from the Italian ministry dealing with Brexit.  We had a very productive and positive meeting. The main message was that the ministry are working hard to ensure that all our rights...
URGENT: RESIDENCY BEFORE MARCH 29TH 2019

URGENT: RESIDENCY BEFORE MARCH 29TH 2019

In this post we want to keep the message simple: If you are living in Italy, or moving to Italy and want to apply for residency as an EU citizen then you must do so before March 29th 2019.    The Italian government ( at time of writing) have given us a written...
URGENT: REQUEST ‘RESIDENZA PERMANENTE’.

URGENT: REQUEST ‘RESIDENZA PERMANENTE’.

If you have been a resident in Italy for more than 5 years, you are entitled under EU law to request ‘residenza permanente’ from your local comune.  ‘Residenza permanente’ allows you a number of other benefits under EU law, but predominantly...
URGENT: RESIDENCY – YOU DON’T HAVE TO WAIT 3 MONTHS

URGENT: RESIDENCY – YOU DON’T HAVE TO WAIT 3 MONTHS

YOU CAN APPLY FOR RESIDENCY AS SOON AS YOU ARRIVE IN ITALY – YOU DO NOT HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL YOU HAVE BEEN HERE 3 MONTHS:  Under the right of free movement within the EU, any EU citizen has the right to move to another EU country and remain in that country...
URGENT: CONFIRM YOUR UK STATE PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS ONLINE

URGENT: CONFIRM YOUR UK STATE PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS ONLINE

Deal or no deal Brexit could mean that in the long-term UK citizens lose their right to aggregation of pension contributions across different EU states. If you are a UK citizen living in Italy and have made national insurance contributions in the UK, for any period of...
Your Sindaco is important…let them know…AGAIN!

Your Sindaco is important…let them know…AGAIN!

Your Sindaco British in Italy is relaunching our ‘CONTACT YOUR SINDACO’ initiative.  Our future in Italy could depend on them So we are asking you, where possible, to make contact with your local Sindaco and deliver a letter and a number of questions which...
BREXIT RIGHTS – DEAL OR NO DEAL

BREXIT RIGHTS – DEAL OR NO DEAL

January 2019 (The following document is dated because it is a work in progress and only represents the current situation at this time.   As and when we get more updates we will update and re-publish this web page) British citizens , the Withdrawal Agreement (WA)...