On 31 January 2020, the UK officially left the European Union. In the next year, some of the UK’s labor and employment policies will change, posing new considerations for employers and employees alike. Until 31 December 2020, the UK will be in a “transition period” where current EU legislation will still apply until the UK has negotiated new agreements with the EU. This document outlines how employment rights for UK citizens living in Italy will be impacted both during and after the transition period.
Italian Immigration and Visa Requirements
British citizens wanting to work in Italy should be aware of the imminent changes to immigration and visa processes that will soon occur. During the Brexit transition period, it is suggested by the UK government that UK citizens living in Italy make sure their passports are valid and registered with their local Italian municipality.
Different registration documents exist depending on one’s status within Italy, and British citizens should obtain the documents that best define their status in Italy. These types of documents are below: