According to Law 159 del 27 novembre 2020, as modifyed by Law decree 14 January 2021, n. 2
The validity of residence permits expired between august 31st and December,31st of December are extended to April, 30th 2021 - according to Article 5 of Law Decree No. 23/2031.
This decree has only national validity, so if students have to go to Schengen area. they must have a valid residence permit.
For individual questions, inquire with Questura of Milano,
Appointments for the renewal of residence permits are regularly scheduled according to distancing and safety measures.
Application Kits for application and renewal are available and can be submitted at Post offices. Be aware that waiting times for the procedure and the appointments may be longer than standard.
Since operations at post offices slow down for safety reasons, you can take an appointment / skip the queue ticket via the Ufficio Postale app.
If you have to apply for Residence Permit, you can do so after the self-isolation period.
Police stations will contact all holders of permits already issued and assigning an appointment for collection: you may, however, check anytime if your permit is ready on the Police website
International students are receiving registered mail indicating a new appointment for the collection of the permit.
Among the documents to be attached for renewal of the permit: students can attach the certification of the exams taken also on plain paper (without signature and stamp) that can be printed by students from their University website student area.