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Registration of marriage certificate

 

Registration of marriage certificate

SECTION C – MARRIAGE and CIVIL UNION (same sex marriage), PLEASE CHECK OUR GENERAL INFO PAGE

Registration of marriage certificates issued out of Italy of an Italian citizen, or between Italian citizens.

If there are previous marriages and divorces, they must be registered

List of documents to register marriages in Italy:

1 - Request form for registration of marriage  (https://consmiami.esteri.it/consolato_miami/resource/doc/2016/08/trascrizioneattomatrimonio.pdf) or civile union (https://consmiami.esteri.it/CONSOLATO_MIAMI/resource/doc/2016/09/modulo_unioni_civili.doc)

2 - Certificate of marriage, issued by the competent Vital Statistics Office of the State/Country where the event took place, that shows names and date of birth of both groom and bride and also information about previous marriages.

It should be a “long form” / with statistics included. If the marriage certificate does not contain this information, a “Marriage Licence” should be added (with Apostille and translation into Italian). In most of U.S. this paper is called “MARRIAGE RECORD”. In same states the certificate it will show 4 sections: Application, License, Certificate and the last section (sometimes cut or obscured) concerning information about previous marriages, that must be visible;

3 – Typewritten translation into Italian of the certificate

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.

4 - Apostille of the marriage 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.

 

 


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