Startup Visa Italy

Italy has implemented a groundbreaking Startup law to encourage the creation and development of innovative startups.

The aim is to foster technological development and employment, especially for young people, also by attracting innovative entrepreneurs from all over the world.

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What's the Italian Startup Visa?

Within this initiative the Italia Startup Visa program is designed to help achieve these objectives by offering as amplified and fast visa procedure for innovative entrepreneurs who wish to set-up  an innovative startup in Italy.

This opportunity is available also for non-EU citizens who are already living in Italy with a regular residence permit and who would like to remain in Italy to set-up an innovative start-up. They will therefore be able to convert their residence permit in a new one for self employment  without having to leave Italy.

Immigration route for self-employed persons:

Editors, Journalists, Musicians Dancers, Actors and Comedians, Photographers, Film & Video Camera Operators, Graphic Arts, Graphic Designers, Interior Designers, Athletes, Fashion Designers, Coaches, Sports Officials & Referees, ETC.

Italian Startup Visa Requirements

The application for this start-up visa can be done directly or through a certified Italian incubator. In the latter case, the procedure can be further sped-up if there is a declaration from an incubator with the “availability to host“the applicant in its program for the innovative startup.

If you are interested in this last opportunity, we can assist you with the application and in drawing up of your business plan.

Fill out our free simple assessment to get started!

It’s easy to get started with our immigration process. In only three steps you will be well on your way!

Step 1

Fill out our free, no obligation assessment form to confirm if you qualify.

Step 2

If you qualify, register to use our expert services.

Step 3

Get on the way to having your application approved!

What We DO

Although this program offers a tremendous opportunity, the application process can be complex and may require the guidance of a startup business expert and an immigration consultant. The last thing you want is to have your application turned down due to a flawed and non-compliant business plan.

​Our highly experienced team of experts will assist in preparing and submitting your application to achieve the best possible outcome.

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Our Goal

We all recognize that these days, foreign governments have created complicated barriers to entry and immigration rules and regulations are becoming a lot more complex.

In order to qualify to relocate to Canada or other countries you should target the most viable route/program and then present your best case to the immigration authorities to stand any chance of immigrating.

Our primary goal is to provide our clients with the best possible startup business plan package -the first and arguably most important that qualifies you to apply for the startup visa program in the first place.

Guidance in obtaining the Canadian Permanent Residency through the Startup Visa program
Guide you in selecting a designated sponsor organization most likely to offer a either a $250,000 investment, $75,000 equity contribution or business training support
Provide guidance and assist you in settling in upon landing in Canada.
Assist in identifying or fine-tuning a qualifying business idea to ensure that it is worthy of presentation
Assist in developing or polishing up your application and business proposal to the Canadian startup standard

Other Startup visa programs:

We help unlock the doors to business immigration so that you, your family, friends or employees can live a new life and run a new business in Canada or other applicable countries. Explore other countries with fantastic startup immigration programs below:


This program is for individuals who wish to start and run their businesses in Sweden. With the potential to extend into a permanent stay, the visa grants two years of permitted stay.



Canada Startup Visa program is an program specifically designed for foreign entrepreneurs who wish to immigrate to Canada and start a new business or expand an existing one.


The French Startup Visa is a program designed to help startup founders, employees and investors to live and work in France for 4 years with renewal options. 


This program is targeted towards self-employed persons outside of the EU who have innovative, scalable and ideally driven businesses. It is applicable up to two founders of a company.


Through this program, Chile will issue successful applicants a 12-month work visa within 15 days of application. Its specialty is that it is one of the fastest approval times available. 


Lithuania does not require founders to fulfill any capital or employment metric to obtain the permit. An initial 1 year of residency with permission to bring along family is given to founders.