When you arrive in Italy you must apply for a "stay permit - permesso di soggiorno" within eight days. Information about how to apply for permesso di soggiorno is available on the website of the Italian Police Force.
Italian language test
Unless you are exonerated you must take an Italian language test; If you do not pass this test you cannot register and will be obliged to leave Italy before your visa runs out.
Dates of the Italian language test for the a.y. 2013/14:
-22nd july 2013: for candidates applying for the single cycle masters degree course in Medicine and Surgery and Dentistry
-3rd september 2013: for candidates applying for all the other courses.
More details about the italian language test will be published as soon as possible.
In the week preceding the test, you have to give the Ufficio Stranieri the original and photocopy of these documents:
- all the documents translated, made legal and accompanied by a Declaration of Value prepared by the Italian Diplomatic mission;
- passport with entry visa for study/university.
The Ufficio Stranieri will give you a registration receipt for the Italian language test.
On the day of the test you will need to show your passport and registration receipt.
Even if you are exonerated by the test, you have to come in the week preceding the test and give the Ufficio Stranieri the documents listed above.
Matriculation for the bachelor degree/master degree
When you have passed the language test you must register by following the procedure indicated in the pages of your degree course.
Only for those courses where there is a fixed number the inscription for the test will be carried out by the Ufficio Stranieri, after you have passed the Italian language test.