The conversion is possible for foreign students residing in Italy who have found a job opportunity in Italy, where they wish to continue their stay based on their working activities.

A) Conversion in Quota

If he applicant has not completed either a University Degree, Master, University Specialization Course or a PhD in Italy, the applicant’s application for the conversion of their permit is subjected to quantitative restrictions provided for by the so-called Flux Decree. This Decree is issued yearly by the Government and establishes a maximum  quota for each visa and residence permit category. Moreover, the Flow Decree for 2022 establishes that  the application for conversion should be initiated by the 17th of March 2022.

B) Conversion extra-Quota 

If the applicant has completed either a University Degree, Master, University Specialization Course or a PhD in Italy, the applicant’s application for the conversion of their permit is not subjected to quantitative or time restrictions provided for by the so-called Flux Decree.