The decree on the transitional planning of the entry flows of Non-EU workers for seasonal and non-seasonal work in Italy, the so-called flows decree, was signed.
Pending its publication in the Official Gazette, in 2022. Non-EU Nationals will be admitted to Italy within a maximum quota of 69,700 units.
The announcement was made by Prime Minister Draghi who recalled the needs expressed by companies in this regards.
The decree provides a quota for seasonal workers in the agricultural and tourism, hotel sectors and a quota reserved for self-employed workers.
For 2022, the quota of 69,700 units will be divided as follows:
27,700 entries for Non-Seasonal employment and self-employment.
Within this quota up to a maximum of 20,000 entries are linked to the sectors of road haulage goods for third parties, construction and tourism-hotel. This is available for a maximum of 17,000 for non-EU citizens of the following countries:
Albania, Algeria, Bangladesh, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Korea (Republic of Korea), Ivory Coast, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Philippines, Gambia, Ghana, Japan, Guatemala, India, Kosovo, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Republic of North Macedonia, Senegal, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tunisia, Ukraine.
A maximum quota of 3,000 for EU countries that will sign cooperation and return agreements during the year.
Still within the quota of 27,700, it is important to know that a quota is intended for conversions from study permit (No. 2,000) and seasonal work (No. 4,400). The rest from other types.
42,000 entries for seasonal employment in the agricultural and tourism-hotel sectors.
Within this quota, for the agricultural sector alone, a quota of 14,000 units is reserved for non-community workers, whose requests for Nulla Osta are submitted, in the name and on behalf of employers, by the following employers ‘ Professional organizations and Alliance of cooperatives
This quota covers entries of non-EU nationals of: Albania, Algeria, Bangladesh, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Korea (Republic of Korea), Ivory Coast, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Philippines, Gambia, Ghana, Japan, Guatemalan, India, Kosovo, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Republic of North Macedonia, Senegal, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tunisia, Ukraine.
The quotas, like any decree, will be divided between the regions and the autonomous provinces, by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policies.
With a specific circular from the Ministry of Labor and Social Policies to the National Labor Inspectorate, indications will be given on the investigation of these instances.
For the quotas of Non-EU non-seasonal and self-employed workers, from 9.00 am on the tenth day following the date of publication of the decree in the Official Gazette.
For quotas of seasonal non-EU workers, from 9.00 am on the fifteenth day following the date of publication of the decree in the Official Gazette.