**IMPORTANT – READ CAREFULLY**
If you are a permanent resident of the following States: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Puerto Rico, Alabama, Mississippi, American Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Caymans, the Dutch Islands of St. Maarten. St. Eustatius and Saba, Turks and Caicos, Bahamas, you must apply at the Consulate in Miami. If not, you must apply at the Italian Consulate competent for your place of legal residence.
COSTS OF ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION
STARTING JULY 8TH, 2014, APPLICANTS FOR ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP
SHALL PAY - with a MONEY ORDER TO THE ITALIAN CONSULATE GENERAL – US$ 339.00 WHEN SUBMITTING THEIR APPLICATION :
THE FEE SHALL APPLY TO DESCENDANTS OVER 18 (CHILDREN, GRAND-CHILDREN, ETC.) OF ITALIAN CITIZENS,
THE FEE SHALL APPLY ONLY TO FEMALE SPOUSES OF ITALIAN CITIZENS WHO GOT MARRIED BEFORE APRIL 27TH, 1983, WHO WISH TO OBTAIN THE RECOGNITION OF THE ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP.
FOR MARRIAGE AFTER APRIL 27TH 1983, FOR REACQUISITION AND TO RENOUNCE TO ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THE SECTION DEDICATED TO THIS.
THIS FEE IS NOT REFUNDABLE, REGARDLESS OF THE OUTCOME OF THE APPLICATION.
The Citizenship Office of the Consulate works only by appointment.
Before calling for an appointment you are required to read very carefully the instructions contained on this section.
Only if you have specific questions not dealt with in this “Citizenship section”, you may contact the Citizenship Office of the Italian Consulate, by writing to: email@example.com . Please remember to add your telephone number in your message.
For citizenship by descent (“Jure sanguinis”), by marriage (“Jure matrimonii”), and for reacquisition of citizenship by residence in Italy, appointments can be made online as per the instruction on the link below (please note that the first available appointment is in August 2017)
All applications must be submitted in person at the Consulate on the date of the appointment. For INFO concerning laws, documents, etc. please refer to the instructions supplied in this website.
Please do not ask for an update on the status of your application: should we need additional information from you, we shall contact you, otherwise you will be notified as soon as your turn comes. However, do inform us in writing if your address, telephone no., e-mail, have changed. Upon completion of the file, we will send you confirmation in writing.
THE CONSULATE DOES NOT PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:
Carrying out genealogical research in Italy or in other countries
Requesting certificates from Vital Records authorities or writing letters to them
Translating documents or certifications into Italian on your behalf.