A common mistake with Italian citizenship applications.

A common mistake with Italian citizenship applications.

A common mistake with Italian citizenship applications. First things first: start by requesting your Italian ancestor’s birth certificate How to Get Your Italian Ancestor’s Birth Certificate If you are interested in applying for Italian citizenship by descent, you will need to collect a number of documents from Italy, including your ancestor’s birth certificate. This is the most important document, as you cannot apply for citizenship without it. Therefore, the first document you need to request is your Italian-born ancestor’s birth

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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?

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,

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Italian citizenship IS application: appointment at the Italian Consulate

Italian citizenship IS application: appointment at the Italian Consulate

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 eligible

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