28. 6. 2012

The document contains detailed information on terms of posting workers to EU member states including local conditions of employment. Each member state is described its notification duty, competent institutions for particular steps incl. contacts, data to be notified, sanctions for not complying with the regulations, etc.

Notification duty

There is no notification duty in Italy.

Notification office


Tax office where posted employees must register when exceeding 183 days in Italy

INPS – Istituto Nazionale di Previdenza Sociale

More information on:

Period of notification of posting


Sanctions for failure to notify


Notification form


Data to be notified


Maximum length of working time

The maximum length of working time including overtime must not exceed an average of 48 hours per one working week for the period of 4 months.

Minimum length of a rest period

In general, workers are entitled to 11 hours of rest after working for 8 hours. However, specific provisions apply to certain professions on the basis of special implementing regulations and collective agreements.

Minimum length of holidays

The minimum length of paid holidays in the private sector is set individually on the basis of collective negotiations whose provisions then apply to the whole sector (not only one enterprise). Employees in the public sector are entitled to 30 working days of holidays.

Minimum wage

The minimum wage may not be set for all employees as the basic salary and extra payments are set in collective agreements of each sector.

Documents to be available at the place of pursuance of work

  • E 101 or E 102 form
  • EHIC – European Health Insurance Card
  • identification document

Necessity to translate documents


Obligation to store the documents


Obligation to entrust a responsible representative


Obligation to entrust a responsible representative for receiving papers



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