On 31st January 2011 from 8.00 am
Employers of subordinate workers in all sectors, who are citizens of countries that have signed bilateral agreements with Italy to fight irregular immigration.
Only workers from these countries will be allowed to come to work in all sectors in Italy. This means that Italy based employers interested in hiring subordinate foreign workers in all sectors, can apply for authorisation to work (nulla osta) for workers from those countries.
There are 52,080 quotas reserved for subordinate workers in this category. Here’s the list of the countries with reserved quotas:
Sri Lanka (3,500)
The remaining 1,000 quotas are reserved for workers from other non-EU countries that will sign bilateral agreements with Italy to fight irregular immigration.
Employers of workers from the above countries will be able to submit their applications from 31st January 2011, from 8.00 am.
On 2nd February 2011 from 8.00 am
Employers of domestic workers (housekeepers - colf and caregivers – badanti) from all countries that have not signed bilateral agreements with Italy to fight irregular immigration. Please note that workers from countries that have not signed bilateral agreements with Italy to fight illegal immigration will only be allowed to come for domestic work, so only those who want domestic workers from those countries should apply. There are 30,000 quotas reserved for domestic workers in this category.
On 3rd February 2011 from 8.00 am
Employers of all other categories of workers authorized by the Quota Agreement. There are 4,000 quotas reserved for workers who underwent training and formation organized by Italian institutions in their home countries and 500 quotas reserved for descendants of Italians in Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela and Brazil who are enrolled at the Italian Consulates in their home countries.
On this day, it will also be possible to submit applications for conversion of other permits to work permits.
Decreto flussi: The official time used