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As a rule, the Italian Customs authorities grant free entry to household goods provided:
They have been owne3d and used by the importer for at least 6 months prior to the Relocation to Italy.
The importer can prove to nave lived in the country where the shipment is coming from for at least 12 months before returning to Italy.
The importer can prove to have applied for the residence registration at vthe city hall (iscrizione anagrafica) before the arrival of the shipment.
The importation takes place within 12 months from the date of residence registration in Italy.
Non-EU residents will not be able to register as resident in Italy until they have progressed with the immigration process and applied for the “permesso di soggiorno”.
All audiovisual items such as televisions, radios, stereos, video-recorders, DVD players and personal computers are to be listed with serial number and trademark.
Only audiovisual sets that are marked “CE” (European Commission) or purchased prior to January 1996 without bearing “CE” can enter Italy. Customs might inspect these items to check whether they meet requirements and proof of purchase may be required.
The import of weapons must meet the following conditions:
Weapons must be recorded in the National Catalogue of Weapons.
Weapons without a serial number (applies to USA, Canada, Japan, and Australia) must be sent to the National Test Stand at Gardone Val Trompia (BS), where Customs will assign one to the weapon.
Customs clearance generally takes 15-20 days for weapons with serial numbers and 2 -3 months for weapons requiring the assignment of a serial number.
The owner of the goods must be present for the clearance process.
An import license should be requested by the owner of the goods in their city of residence.
Weapons should be shipped separately in cartons or crates easily reachable (i.e., near the door of container) indicating their location.