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By being born within the Italian territory

 

By being born within the Italian territory

BY BEING BORN WITHIN THE ITALIAN TERRITORY

Citizenship by virtue of being born in Italy

Children born in Italy may acquire Italian citizenship if:

• the parents are unknown or stateless or unable to pass on their citizenship according to the legislation of the country of origin/nationality

• the children are found abandoned within the Italian territory when it is impossible to ascertain their
citizenship

Foreigners born in Italy, and/or in the above mentioned situations, may acquire Italian citizenship if lawfully and uninterruptedly resident in Italy from birth up until coming of age.


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