Info on how to become an Italian Citizen
Here are the links on how an individual can become an Italian citizen with Italian ancestry:
- Citizenship Jure Sanguinis, Basic Guidelines – Source: Expats in Italy
- CITIZENSHIP – Source: Consolato Generale D'Italia - New York
- CITIZENSHIP – Source: Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC
- HOW TO BECOME AN ITALIAN CITIZEN – This previous section can be found under the Tourist information > Documents portion of comune's web site – In English and Italian – Source: Comune di Como
- Information on Italian Citizenship for Americans of Italian Descent – Source: ItalyLink.com
- Italian Citizenship – Scroll for to Cittadinanza italiana, click on Guida in 5 lingue and click on the English version of Italian Citizenship – Source: Stranieri in Italia –
- Italian Citizenship – Source: Ethnoland® – Parts of this web site are in Italian
- Italian Citizenship for foreign citizens of Italian descent – Source: Italy World Club
- Italian Dual Citizenship Frequently Asked Questions – Italian American Cultural Organization, The Italian American link between you and your family roots and culture in Southern Italy – Source: Italiamerica
- Italian Dual Citizenship Frequently Asked Questions (Different web site) – Source: Italian Dual Citizenship
- My Italian Family- Do You Qualify? – Source: My Italian Family
- Obtaining Italian citizenship in case of marriage – In Albanian, Arabic, English, French, Romanian, Serbian, Spanish – Source: MELTING POT EUROPA
- Welcome to the Dual Citizenship Forum – Source: ItalyLink.com
- Forum: Emigration, Immigration, Naturalization and Italian citizenship – Source: ItalianGenealogy.com
- Dual Citizenship Through Ancestry – Source: Expats in Italy
- The Fugitive: An American's Ongoing Quest For Italian Citizenship – Source: EscapeArtist.com
- My Journey to Obtain Dual Citizenship – Source: Comuni di Italia.Org, Inc.
- connect with your heritage – "Assistance in obtaining Italian Citizenship, Irish Citizenship and Greek Citizenship" – Source: Bella Consultants
- Italian Dual Citizenship – Source: web site
- Italian Citizenship & Genealogy Services (ICGS) – NOTE: There had been several reports of uneven and spotty service. – Source: web site
- Info about stories on acquiring Italian Citizenship *, dated Friday, August 24, 2007
- Info on Italian Citizenship via Marriage *, dated Tuesday, February 27, 2007
- Info on Italian Citizenship via Jure Sanguinis *, dated Friday, February 16, 2007
- Info about Jewish Genealogy and Ancesty for Italy *, dated Friday, February 09, 2007
- Info on finding out more about your Italian Ancestry *, dated Sunday, November 06, 2005
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To the readers of this blog, one must remember to become an Italian citizen, it is a long and complicated process. Be aware that some Italian Consulates have a 12 to 18 month backlog of requests for Italian citizenship. Before you spend any money, be sure that you can qualify to become an Italian citizen. This will involve doing research on the web, going to the library and searching for documents to include but not be limited to marriage certificates, birth and death certificates, passports, Certificates of Naturalization, etc. and asking lots of questions of relatives, the Italian Embassy or one of Consultates and people that have already received their Italian citizenship.
The Italian government does not make it easy. Sometimes, you may have to request information from Italy and it may take weeks or months to get an answer or reply.
If the document is in English, it must be translated into Italian. If the person applying for citizenship has been divorced, the divorce decree needs to be translated and submitted to either the Italian Embassy or one of the Consultates. All documents submitted must have be apostilled and that is explained in one or more of the links above. Depending on where you live in the United States, you will submit your paperwork to the appropriate Italian Consulate or the Italian Embassy in Washington, DC. You'll find out where from the Consular Jurisdictions web site.
In the event you go to one of the Consulates or the Embassy, please have all the documents that you will be submittng for Italian citizenship organized and easily accessible. It may be a long, frustrating and confusing process but it well worth the effort.
The above links are current. If anyone has any suggestions for other sites, please feel free to leave a comment and I'll update this blog entry.
That's it for Monday, 7 November 2005.
Today’s quote is an Neapolitan Italian proverb, author unknown.
"Doppo 'e quarant' anne nun s'addimanda chiu "Cumme staje?", ma "Cumme te sienti?"
"After age 40, don't ask "How are you?", but rather "How do you feel?".
Please read my wife's blog about our life in Italy with photographs:
Friends and Family in Italy
Going to Spain, read my new blog:
Info About, For or On Spain – a source of links About, For or On Spain for those individuals traveling or already living in Spain.