Italy: Work Permit Quota 2022 

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • There are 67,000 work permits reserved for non-European Economic Area workers in Italy for 2022 


The government of Italy updated the work permit quota for 2022 for workers from countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). A maximum of 69,700 permits will be granted under the following categories over the next two months: 

  • Beginning 27 Jan. 2022: 27,700 for non-seasonal, self-employed persons, changes in status and other hires; 
  • Beginning 1 Feb. 2022: 42,000 for seasonal workers and those working in agriculture and the tourism-hotel sectors 

Pre-filling application forms will be made available on 9:00 AM on 12 Jan. 2022 here.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Italy published its work permit quotas for non-EEA workers for 2022. A maximum of 69,700 permits will be granted for non-EEA subordinate workers, seasonal and non-seasonal and self-employed workers.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Italy’s website and Envoy’s website for additional updates and information.  

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.