This income parameter is updated every year.
The necessary income increases according to the number of family members that intend to be reunified.
Following the reassessment of the social cheque for year 2015 ,equal to 5,830.76 euro.
The income parametres necessary for joining one or more family members have been updated.
In order to apply for family joining it is necessary to have a gross annual income not lower than :
- € 8,746.14 for the joining of 1 family member
- € 11,661.52 for the joining of 2 family members
- € 14,576.9 for the joining of 3 family members
Family reunification may be applied by foreign nationals holding a residence permit with a validity of at least one year. Foreign nationals in Italy may apply for the reunification of some family members abroad, including : spouse aged at least 18 and with which no legal separation is in place. The children that at the moment of the application for reunification are under 18 years of age, including those of the spouse or born from another partner.
Adult children who are dependents on the foreign national living in Italy in case they, for objective reasons, are not able to meet their basic needs for serious health problems entailing total disability. Parents who are dependents on the foreign national living in Italy or parents aged over 65, in case there are no other sons able to support them in their country of origin, or if other children are not able to support them for serious and documented health problems.