This section contains information on the services that the MAECI offers to foreign citizens (especially to the Representatives of foreign Countries in Italy) and to anyone wanting to travel or move to Italy for the purpose of tourism, study or work.
Italian citizenship is based on the transmission of citizenship due to descent, in some cases on the acquisition of “iure soli” (by birth on the national territory), and on the possibility of acquiring a double citizenship >>
The Consular Office provides to service the judicial documents entrusted thereto, in compliance with EU judicial cooperation provisions, international conventions and the laws of the State of residence >>
Anyone requesting the issue of ID cards for the personnel of foreign diplomatic and consular offices and of International Organizations in Italy, please follow the procedure indicated on the following website: https://cerionline.esteri.it. >>
Foreigners enjoy citizens’ civil rights on condition of reciprocity and excepting provisions set out in special laws. This provision also applies to foreign individuals >>
Italy’s membership of the Schengen area led to the strengthening of common external borders, followed by the elimination of controls on internal borders, thus giving rise to the Schengen Space >>