With COVID-19, many people have started working from home as part of their lifestyle, enjoying the freedom of access from anywhere in the world; People who are now called digital nomads. According to the latest developments, teleworkers will soon be able to seize the opportunity to work remotely from Italy, making the newest country appear on the list of WFH-friendly countries.
A government decree is known as the “Sostegni-ter Decree” was reportedly introduced in January; the decree was recently promulgated. Although the term Digital Nomads does not appear on the bill, it aims to attract visitors from third countries who carry out highly qualified professional activities through the use of technological tools, allowing them to work remotely, independently, or on behalf of a company. . not on the territory of the Italian state.
Referring to this, Luca Carabetta, an Italian MP from the Movimento Cinque Stelle party, said that the requirements for the teleworker would depend on the availability of decent housing, a decent income, health insurance, and a clean criminal record. However, there is no concrete information on some of these requirements that have not yet been defined and their implementation. It is also reminded that remote workers must also meet a minimum income requirement, although the exact amount has not yet been disclosed.
Countries that have already applied for visas and long-term visitor permits include Georgia, Malta, Antigua and Barbuda, Portugal, Dominica, and others.