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Consular Offices

Consulate General of Italy for Scotland and Northern Ireland
32 Melville Street
Edinburgh EH3 7HA (map)

Tel: +44 (0)131 2263631 / 2203695

For telephone enquiries please call between the hours of 2 pm and 4 pm Monday to Friday. Outwith these hours enquiries should be sent by email (click HERE).

Fax: +44 (0)131 2266260
Certified email:

Public opening times: Monday to Thursday, from 09.30 to 13.00

IMPORTANT: an appointment is required for most of the consular services; several other services can be obtained by post or email. For more information about appointments, services by post/email and emergencies, plese click here.

Please note: each department will only reply to queries relating to its particular field of interest.
Information regarding the services provided by the Consulate is present on this website.

You are invited to read carefully all the pages describing the services you are interested in before writing to one of the departments listed.

IMPORTANT: we will only give priority to emails requesting information not included in the pages of each sector, or not provided in the F.A.Q.






Records and AIRE

Registration, revision and cancellation from the civil register of the Italian citizens residing in Scotland and Northern Ireland


Naturalization and renunciation of Italian citizenship


Italian identity cards, passports and other travel documents


Proxies, notarial documents, certifications of traductions, legal guardianships, last wills, navigation


National and Schengen visas

Registry Office

Birth and death certificates registration, adoptions, marriages, divorces

Welfare Office

Assistance, support and help for Italian citizens living in Scotland and Northern Ireland


Information about elections, electoral procedures and certificates
(active on the occasion of elections only)


Consular certificates and declarations of value relating education

General Enquiries

Requests and other information about the Consulate and its services


Administration, pensions and financial matters


For information about the consular services and the rights of Italian citizens abroad, please click here.