of international protection are issued a five year residence permit.
Subsidiary protection are renewed upon verification of the
permanence of the conditions that determined their issuing. Family members who
do not have the right to a personal status of international protection can
obtain a residence permit for family reasons and have the same rights of the
family member with the status.
Recipients of international protection have the
right for family joining without having to demonstrate requisites of income and
recipients of international protection are granted freedom of
movement and employment throughout the whole Italian territory, whereas in the
exemption of a visa they can move in the Schengen area for a maximum of three
In order to travel abroad, the refugee has the right to obtain a travel
document pursuant to the Geneva Convention, whereas recipients with residence
permits for subsidiary or humanitarian protection can obtain a travel document
for foreign nationals only if it is impossible for them to obtain a passport
from the authorities of their country of origin.
of international protection are equivalent to Italian citizens as regards having
access to lodging, welfare services, education and employment, including the
possibility to have access to public employment with the same limitations as
regards community citizens.
After five years from the date of formalization of the application for international protection (filling in the C3 model) recipients of international protection, if in
possession of specific requisites, have the right to apply for the long-term EU
residence permit, an unlimited document which enables to have access to the
labour market throughout the whole European Union,even for a period longer than 90 days, according to conditions
established by each single Member State.
Refugees can apply for Italian
naturalization after five years of legal residence in Italy, whereas recipients
of subsidiarymust wait ten years, as all other