Dual U.S. Italian Citizenship
DIY Resource for those wishing to have their Italian citizenship recognized through Italy's "jure sanguinis" birthright citizenship & “Jure matrimonii” by marriage
CITIZENSHIP BY DESCENT
Overview of Italian Citizenship by Descent
Do You Qualify?
How to Schedule an Appointment at the Italian Consulate (Prenota)
Where Do I Apply?
Documents from the U.S.
Discrepancies on Documents
Italian Passports: An Operator’s Guide
Applying in Italy
IS IT POSSIBLE TO APPLY IN ITALY?
WHERE IN ITALY DO I APPLY?
WHAT DOCUMENTATION DO I NEED?
APPLYING, STEP 1: DECLARING PRESENCE
APPLYING, STEP 2: ESTABLISHING RESIDENCY
APPLYING, STEP 3: PRESENTING JS APPLICATION
APPLYING, STEP 4: EXTENDED STAY PERMIT
AFTER YOUR APPLICATION IS FINALIZED
APPLY IN ITALY FAQs
Forms and Regulations
INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT JS FOR A COMUNE – Circular Letter K28.1
RESIDENCY FOR JS INSTRUCTIONS FOR A COMUNE – Circular Letter 52
NON RINUNCIA REQUEST EXAMPLE
Important Citizenship Dates
1861 – Italian Unification
1912 – Law on Citizenship
1920 – Annexation of Northern Italian Territories
1922 – The Cable Act (U.S.)
1948 – The Italian Republic and Women’s Rights to Pass Citizenship
1975 – Change in Italian Age of Majority
1983 – Automatic Citizenship for Foreign Women by Marriage
1992 – Italy Allows Dual Citizenship
2000 – Granting of Citizenship to former Austro-Hungarian Empire
2006 – Istria, Fiume, and Dalmatia
2018 – Decreto di Sicurezza (Security Decree)
Appointment Scheduling Tips
Ministry Circular Letters
Citizenship by Marriage (JM)
Success Stories & Photos
Meet the Admins