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In the following article, we are talking about what you need to know about the 'habitual residence' requirement, which is essential in order to be entitled to certain social security benefits granted based on income.
WHAT ARE YOU CONSIDERED A HABITUAL RESIDENT?
To see whether you can be considered a 'habitual resident', you must take into account two factors:
WHAT CONDITIONS DO YOU NEED TO MEET?
You can acquire resident status if you meet the requirements to live in Italy, based on legislation in force.
The term 'habitual resident' means that a person has a fixed domicile in Italy, where they have established their family life and their interests. If you are a citizen of the European Union and have stayed legally and continuously for 5 years on national territory, you acquire the permanent right to remain.
WHAT ARE YOU ENTITLED TO AND HOW CAN YOU CLAIM?
To request assistance in Italy, you must meet the requirements laid down for this kind of benefit.
For the benefits listed below, which are offered in Italy, habitual residence is one of the requirements:
You can also ask the Employee organisations for assistance on how to claim these benefits.
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I'm Natalia Bertelli, an English/Spanish to Italian legal translator. Since 2008 I have been working on contracts, judicial deeds, certificates, corporate translations for foreign clients who want to do business in Italy, get a dual citizenship or simply settle in my beautiful country.