Conversion of the residence permit

A residence permit for study purposes can be converted into:

  • a permit for employed work on attainment of any university degree after attending courses in Italy (the percentage of the studies undertaken in Italy is not relevant);
  • a permit for self-employed work on attainment of any university degree after attending courses in Italy (the percentage of the studies undertaken in Italy is not relevant);
  • a permit for employed work during a course (the percentage of the studies undertaken in Italy is relevant);
  • a permit for self-employed work during a course;
  • a residence permit for religious purposes for students who take vows and carry out their religious work in Italy after their training.

SAOS - Servizio Accoglienza Ospiti Stranieri

Palazzo Bo, via 8 febbraio 2 - 35122 Padova
tel. +39 049 827 3077, fax +39 049 827 3203
e-mail: saos@unipd.it

Opening hours:

  • public hours: Monday and Wednesday 11.30 am - 1 pm; Tuesday 3-4.30 pm; Thursday 1.30-3 pm
  • only by appointment: Monday and Wednesday 10-11.30 am
  • via Skype (saosdesk.unipd): Tuesdays 17-18

Please notice that release and renewal of residence permits will also be carried out in Aula Didattica, Palazzo dello Storione, Galleria Storione,13 on the following dates: 19 February, 5 and 10 March, 21 April. In order to reserve a place, please write to: renewpd@gmail.com.
On the same dates (19 February, 5 and 10 March, 21 April), SAOS front Office will be closed.
For urgent matter, please write to: saos@unipd.it