FAQ for Italy in English

What kind of bureaucracy do I have to be aware of?

To obtain detailed information on how to open a business you can contact the local SUAP “Sportello Unico delle Attività Produttive” (One-Stop Shop” office) offered by the Chambers of Commerce at no cost. You could also browse a database, set up by the Chamber of commerce, specifying the necessary steps for opening different type of businesses. 

One-stop shop (SUAP) http://www.impresainungiorno.gov.it/web/guest  

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