Citizenship is the legal status of a person (status civitatis) being a member of a Country. Being Italian citizen does not only mean having specific rights and duties, but it also means being an active part of the community and the life of the Country.
The three most common ways to become an Italian citizen are:
- RECOGNITION OF ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP BY DESCENT (IUS SANGUINIS)
- ACQUISITION OF ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP BY MARRIAGE
- RESUMPTION OF ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP
Please note that:
- A CITIZENSHIP APPOINTMENT IS NOT A PASSPORT APPOINTMENT;
- TO APPLY FOR THE RECOGNITION OF THE ITALIAN CITIZENSHIP AND APPLY FOR A PASSPORT, YOU MUST BOOK TWO SEPARATE APPOINTMENTS;
- APPOINTMENTS MUST BE BOOKED BY THE APPLICANTS THEMSELVES;
- IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR AN ITALIAN PASSPORT, YOU MUST BE AN ITALIAN CITIZEN.
For further information on Italian Citizenship, visit the website of the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.