Posted Worker

Application Process for Italy

Posted Worker Notification Process

EU Directive (2018/957/EU)

The Posted Worker Notification process is managed and administered by the the Ministry of Labour and Social Policies / Ministero del Lavoro e delle Politiche Sociali.

Application Process

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Guidance notes

Guidance notes on the application process


European Union (Posting of Workers) Directive (2018/957/EU)

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Also note the following; (Article 10 of the Legislative decree No 136/2016 establishes that) foreign service providers posting to Italy must:

  • Make an advance declaration, setting out specific information regarding the posting of the worker(s), by midnight of the day preceding the start of the posting itself and must notify of any subsequent modifications within 5 days of the change being made, as defined in the special Ministerial Decree of October 27th  and related annexes.
  • Maintain for inspection, all the documentation-hard or electronic copies in Italian- relating to the employment of the posted worker (contract of employment, or other document containing the information set down in Articles 1 and 2 of Legislative decree No 152/1997), payslips, timesheets, documents that demonstrate the payment of remuneration as well as certification regarding legislation on applicable social security (form A1) and public registration of the establishment of the working relationship (for the entire period of posting and up to two years following its termination).
  • Designate a liaison officer domiciled in Italy to liaise with the competent authorities. Failing this, the registered office or company premises of the Italian employer will be considered the liaison office of the foreign posting company (for the entire period of posting and up to two years following its termination).
  • Designate a person, not necessarily the same as the one above, who will have the role of  legal representative, for the purpose of putting the interested social partners in contact  with the service provider for possible collective negotiations; this person does not have to be present at the workplace of the posted worker, but must be available if there is a duly motivated request (for the entire period of posting and up to two years following its termination).

Click here to contact the Public Relations office, for all queries regarding the application. 

Furthermore, the local offices of the INL can provide information to foreign workers and companies regarding the legislation that regulates the transnational posting of workers as well as the necessary procedures to follow.

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