What does seasonal work mean?
Seasonal work means temporary work at certain times of the year and in certain sectors such as agriculture and tourism.
How can you come to Italy for seasonal work?
At the beginning of the year, the government approved the “decretoflussi”. As in 2019, the Flows Decree provides for an entry quota of 30,850 units, 18,000 of which Reserved for entrances due to seasonal work. This law sets the maximum number of seasonal workers outside the EU
that can enter the country, spread over the area. Employer, The permit to employ a seasonal worker can be Italian or Foreigners with resident visas and they must work in the agriculture and tourism sectors. The application form is sent electronically first and only after the employer has gone to Sportello Unico to deliver the papers. Associations in agriculture and tourism Sectors (e.g. Coldiretti) can also request permission to use Seasonal workers. Several employers can also apply for a permit Employment of the same employee for short periods and for a maximum of nine months a total of. Applications will be processed as they were submitted There are no more vacancies available.
How long does seasonal work take?
The permit issued by Sportello Unico is valid for 20 days or more nine months, depending on the length of the seasonal work. once Employees have permission, they have to apply for an entry visa. To like As soon as the workers arrive in Italy with their employer and within 8 Days they have to go to Sportello Unico to sign the contract and pick it up the kit for applying for a visa. The maximum of the visa is issued nine months and only for seasonal work as specified in the contract. Permission to employ seasonal workers or temporary visas extended to a maximum of nine months with the same or a new employer
Make sure the employee is hired.
Is it possible to come to Italy for seasonal work for more than a year? successively?
In any case. Seasonal workers who came to Italy and then returned can return to their home country when their visa has expired Seasonal workers have priority over their compatriots never entered Italy. As a foreign seasonal worker who had already received a work permit applied for another job for the same employer in the previous year who The approval is valid 20 days after the application has been submitted Sportello Unico will not reject and announce the application
to the employer (silence means consent). Employers can employ seasonal workers for up to three years if the workers can prove that they came to Italy for this
Seasonal work for two consecutive years. Alien to this end Citizens receive a long-term visa (up to three years). At the end of During working hours, workers must return to their home country If this can be proven, a visa will be issued for the following year that workers have a three-year work permit and draft
from the contract. The application for the years after the first can be made by another employer than the one who has been granted a three-year permit
for seasonal work.
Can a seasonal work visa be converted into a permanent work visa?
Yes, it’s possible. Seasonal workers can convert the seasonal work visa into a visa for permanent employment if the first employer actually hired you
and if they are among those for converting the decreto-flussi.