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Registration of birth certificate

 

Registration of birth certificate

SECTION B – BIRTHS.

PLEASE CHECK OUR GENERAL INFO PAGE sect A

Registration of a birth certificates issued abroad for the minor child of Italian parent/s

The children of at least one Italian parent, even if born out of Italy and/or holding other citizenship, are Italian citizens AFTER the registration of their birth in the parent city. If both parents are Italian children are registered in the mother city.

The marriage between the parents MUST be registered first.

List of documents to register births in Italy:

1 - Request of registration  

2 - Certificate of Birth, issued by the competent Vital Statistics Office of the country/state where this event took place,

The document must be the most complete you can find (long form, or certificate of live birth) and must include place and date of birth of parents, aside the city in which the child is born.

3 – Typewritten translation into Italian of the act of birth.

It can be done by the applicant, if able, or by a qualified translator: The whole certificate has to be translated: from the first to the last row, summaries and/or conversions are not admitted.

         3a If the certificate is from another jurisdiction, follow instruction from the previous consulate AND get a          certification of translation from that consulate.

4 – Apostille of the certificate.

5 - Copies of Italian identity card, Italian passport, certificate of Italian citizenship); and the ID of the other parent.

If the certificate is a document other than A4, and/or printed on both side, and/or with glued attachments, please provide a copy of each side on a single face sheet.

N.B. : IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN OUT OF A WEDLOCK, PLEASE PROVIDE A BIRTH CERTIFICATE THAT INCLUDES THE PATERNITY AKNOWLEDGMENT.


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