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Citizenship

 

Citizenship

CITIZENSHIP

IMPORTANT, please read: Information on the protection of individuals with reference to the processing of personal data for the purposes of recognition of Italian citizenship jure sanguinis or of its acquisition by naturalization (articles 5 and 7, as well as article 9, paragraph 1, letter c, and paragraph 2 of Law no. 91/1992) (General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, art. 13)

PLEASE NOTE: due to the high volume of citizenship applications handled by this Office, it is not possible to answer by email or on the phone to enquiries regarding the procedure to obtain Italian citizenship, or to enquiries regarding the documentation required.

***COVID19 EMERGENCY - NEW PROCEDURES FOR OBTAINING THE LEGALISATION (APOSTILLE) OF DOCUMENTS BY THE FOREIGN & COMMONEALTH OFFICE: click HERE

RIGHT TO ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP IS ACQUIRED (click on the relevant section for further information):

  1. BY VIRTUE OF BEING MARRIED TO AN ITALIAN
  2. BY BIRTH RIGHT – Jure Sanguinis
  3. FOLLOWING PATERNITY OR MATERNITY RECOGNITION
  4. BY ADOPTION
  5. BY RIGHT OF RESIDENCY IN ITALY
  6. BY DECLARATION OF INTENT
  7. BY BEING BORN WITHIN THE ITALIAN TERRITORY
  8. REACQUISITION OF LOST ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP

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ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP RENUNCIATION

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For more info click HERE 

 

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CONTACT THE CITIZENSHIP OFFICE

Consulate General of Italy in Edinburgh
Citizenship Office
32 Melville Street
Edinburgh EH3 7HA

Email: cittadinanza.edimburgo@esteri.it

 


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