(Information request form)
(Reference Office: D.G.IT. – DESKS I and IV)
The consular office may grant a subsidy to an Italian citizen permanently residing in its consular district, registered with AIRE, who is in a situation of proven poverty. The subsidy is granted on an absolutely exceptional basis and consistently with the available funds entered in the budget.
An Italian citizen temporarily abroad and residing in Italy or in another consular district, who is facing unforeseen economic difficulties and cannot avail himself / herself of the help of his / her family members or third parties (for example, through companies enabled to transfer cash), may be granted a loan, which he / she undertakes to repay to the Treasury within 90 days. The loan is granted subject to checking the compatriot’s condition of economic hardship and the inability of his / her family members required by law to provide for him / her (Article 433 of the Civil Code).