Do you have an Italian ancestor? Discover immediately if you are eligible for Italian citizenship If you have an Italian ancestor (e.g. great grandfather/mother or grandfather/mother) who was born in Italy and emigrated to your country (USA, UK, Argentina etc.), you might be eligible for Italian citizenship. As a matter of fact, Italian citizenship is based on the Jus Sanguinis principle, which means that citizenship is passed from parent to child based on bloodline. To make it simple, we canRead more →
Can I register a birth or marriage certificate in my Italian Comune without going through the Italian Consulate?
Can I register a birth or marriage certificate in my Italian Comune without going through the Italian Consulate? Well, the answer is yes. Example 1). You are an Italian citizen living in the UK, regularly registered with the AIRE of your Italian Comune (Municipality), for example Rome, and need to register your son’s or daughter’s birth certificate in the registers of the Comune of Rome. Example 2). You are an Italian citizen who married a US citizen in the US,Read more →
You have an Italian ancestor who was born in Italy, maybe more than a hundred years ago, and emigrated to your country of residence (USA, UK, Brazil etc.). So, you wonder if you can apply for Italian citizenship in light of your Italian bloodline and what the benefits would be. After some research online you discover that you actually are entitled to apply for Italian citizenship via Iure Sanguinis (by descent) because, thanks to your Italian ancestor, you are eligibleRead more →