Welcome everyone

Healthcare coverage, fiscal and legal assistance, intercultural mediation and subsidized services for all foreign citizens who want to live permanently or for short periods in Italy.

Visitor or Resident?

Welcome to the W.A.I. world

Non-European Union citizen requesting entry permit up to 90 days

Non-European Union citizen requesting residence permit for more than 90 days

European Union citizen requesting registration up to one year

Welcome Welfare for Italian citizen for foreigner residing in Italy with long-term residence permit

Who we are

W.A.I is always present, even before your arrival.

Welcome Association Italy is an association with social, civil and cultural purposes which aims to promote and implement welfare measures, designed to provide its members with assistance, protection and agreed services.
If you want to stay or settle in Italy for study purposes, work, health or family reunification reasons, W. A. I. is your point of reference.


Benefits and agreements for
members, from healthcare to

Health insurance agreements and bank guarantees for permit applications, residence permits or registration;
“welfare” solutions for Italian residents;
discounts offered by the Medical Centers and partner Structures;
agreements on leisure services;
services dedicated to tax assistance for private individuals;
financial, tax and corporate consultancy for companies;
benefits for mortgages, subrogations, personal loans and microcredit requests to start a business;
benefits and discounts for training and language courses;
CAF and Patronate services.


WaiExtra. The marketplace reserved for members with discounts, coupons and exclusive offers.

Clothing, electronics, home accessories, sports and leisure. Each W.A.I. has an extra advantage, exclusive access to the Welcome Association Italy e-commerce platform, where you can find a constantly updated catalog and receive products without shipping costs.

Are you in need of a bank guarantee to obtain an entry permit or residence permit in Italy?

Thanks to the agreement that W.A.I. has stipulated with the General Agency of Rome Parioli Liegi – Generali Italia S.p.A. – you can benefit from solutions customized to your needs.

An exceptional training offer reserved for our members.

Choose your training path in the most comfortable and flexible university in Italy. Our agreement with the Pegasus Telematic University allows all members to access the entire offer for graduate and postgraduate courses open to all young people, adults and workers at reduced costs.

Our Partners