Important factors to consider in residence planning
To qualify for residence status in Italy, applicants can choose to invest in either of the following two program options:
Investor Visa Program
Satisfy one of the following three requirements:
The investment needs to be maintained during the validity of the visa. A spouse, children, and dependent parents of the main applicant may also request a visa without additional investment.
Elective Residence Program
A further qualifying option, the Elective Residence Program is suitable for individuals who can prove their stable annual income at a certain quantity from abroad.
The investment needs to be maintained during the validity of the visa. The process of obtaining the visa takes 90–120 days from the date of application.