- Italy will require all EU family members holding paper residence cards to convert to electronic residence cards by August 3, 2023
The government of Italy will require that all residence cards held by European Union (EU) family members be updated from a paper format to a new electronic format by August 3, 2023. The fee associated with the latest electronic residence card is currently set at €30.46 and can be paid at post offices nationwide.
The new electronic residence card is valid for five years when applying for the first issue and minors under 18 years of age. It is valid for ten years for adults who have acquired the right to permanent residence. For a list of required documents for the issuance of electronic residence cards, check here.
What are the Changes?
The Italian government will require all EU family members holding paper residence cards to convert to an electronic residence cards. According to the government announcement, this change will add additional security standards to residence cards.
Check the government of Italy’s website for the latest updates and information.
Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: The Chief of Police, Italy