1. Acquisition of immovable property by foreign persons/companies.

There are no restriction or permits required for foreign citizens.

2. Acquisition of agricultural land: restrictions and limitations.

There are no restriction or permits required for foreign citizens, nor for a domestic one.

3. Acquisition of flat property: legal restrictions.

There are no legal restrictions.

4. Acquisition of immovable property in special areas (such as on the coast or near military-related sites or in national parks, in the mountains, etc.)

Normally, such special areas belong to public domain and cannot be sold.

5. Acquisition of immovable property and listed monuments and memorials.

Normally, such special properties belong to public domain and cannot be sold.

6. Planning Code and legal restrictions (pre-emption right; approval by the municipality or other authorities; splitting a land parcel).

Usually municipalities and government have no special pre – emption rights, and there are no permits required for land division.

7. Land given by the municipality to domestic inhabitants: legal restrictions?.

Not applicable.

8. Acquisition of immovable property and tax affairs.

Transfer taxes have to be paid by the notary before the transcription of the deed. The on line procedures – so called UNICO – provide that, through a single submission, the notary can fulfill all the fiscal and legal duties telated to the transfer. In case of no payment , the application for transcription has to be rejected.

9. Destination of the land parcel and legal restrictions.

Does your national law have special legal restrictions that are already apparent from the description of the land parcel?

No, there aren’t

10. Any other legal, very specific restrictions.

Does your national law have other, very specific legal restrictions that the Land Registry must observe?

If so, please describe the legal restrictions and their impact on the Land Registry procedure.

Italian national law doesn’t have specific legal restrictions that the Land Registry must observe.