How do I move to Italy? Here’s how to start a life in Italy

Really there are two questions you might want to ask- How do I move to Italy? And How can I stay in Italy indefinitely? You might think they go hand in hand, but really moving to Italy is all about what is the best visa for you to get, and staying in Italy leads toContinue reading “How do I move to Italy? Here’s how to start a life in Italy”

Cost of Living in Italy: Bills & Living Expenses in Italy

Ready for part two of our cost of living in Italy series? If you missed it, part one talks about renting in Italy and the various things to consider when setting a budget. Now it is time to talk about your monthly bills and living expenses such as groceries, gas, and all the odds andContinue reading “Cost of Living in Italy: Bills & Living Expenses in Italy”

The Italian Elective Residency Visa

Another alternative for moving to Italy is to take advantage of the Italian Elective Residency Visa. This is the ideal option if you are looking to move to Italy when you retire, or if you have been living comfortably, relaxed, and letting your business do its thing. The key thing about this visa is itsContinue reading “The Italian Elective Residency Visa”

Driving in Italy- Getting an Italian Driver’s License

Once you have settled a little more in Italy, have your residence, permesso di soggiorno, and your tessera sanitaria and doc figured out, you might want to look into getting a driver’s license. To be clear – if you are an American you can use an international driver’s license for your first year in Italy,Continue reading “Driving in Italy- Getting an Italian Driver’s License”