Italian citizens can apply for this visa that grants permanent residency without the need to purchase property or invest large amounts.  Dependents can also be included and dependents do not need to be Italian citizens. 

  • Italian passport 

  • Notarized copy of passport 

  • 5 passport photos

  • Notarized power of attorney and application 

  • Criminal records recently issued and apostilled 

  • Health certificate 

  • Certified check for $250 for the National Treasury 

  • Personal background form 

  • Document that shows the purpose for establishing your residency (economic activity or employment - Applicant can register a company for this purpose or be employed with a work contract endorsed by the Ministry of Labor for a minimum of $850 per month) 

  • Proof of sufficient finances - Latest bank statements showing more than $5000 

In case of dependents:

  • Letter of responsibility and Repatriation (notarized).

  • Proof of relationship.

  • Proof of address.

  • Over 18 years of age, present a certificate of single status and certified studies.

The cost:  

  • Main applicant - $2000 - Italian 

  • Dependent - $1000 - Do not need to be Italian