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What will living in Italy mean for many British starting from 2021?
On the website www.Gov.Uk you can read the full guide about the changes.
The name is Living in Italy and it is an official information for UK nationals moving to or living in Italy including guidance on residency, healthcare, passports and the Withdrawal Agreement.
What is the Withdrawal Agreement?
If you are resident in Italy and the end of the transition period (December 31, 2020), you will be covered by the Withdrawal Agreement, and you rights will be protected for as long as you remain resident in Italy.
Visas and Residency
If you are resident in Italy before the transition period ends on 31 December 2020, you will be able to stay.
You must register as an Italian resident (in Italian) if you want to stay in Italy for more than 3 months. You will get one of the following from the local town hall or comune:
If you’re living in Italy or move there permanently before 31 December 2020, you will have life-long healthcare rights in Italy as you do now, provided you remain legally resident.
After you have registered your residency, you need to register with the Italian National Health Service (Servizio Sanitario Nazionale – SSN) through your local health authority (Azienda Sanitaria Locale – ASL).
Passports and travel The rules on travel will stay the same until the transition period ends on 31 December 2020. During this time you can continue to travel to countries in the Schengen area or elsewhere in the EU with your UK passport.
From 1 January 2021, you must have at least 6 months left on an adult or child passport to travel to most countries in Europe (not including Ireland). This requirement does not apply if you are entering or transiting to Italy, and you are in scope of the Withdrawal Agreement.
Working in Italy
If you are registered as a resident in Italy, you have the right to work in Italy. To apply for a job, you may need to provide a:
Money and taxThe UK has a double taxation agreement with Italy to make sure you do not pay tax on the same income in both countries. Ask the relevant tax authority your questions about double taxation relief.
Existing double taxation arrangements for UK nationals living in Italy have not changed.
For more information, please read the guide
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