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Italian citizenship is currently governed by Law No. 91 of February 5, 1992 (and regulations for its implementation: specifically Presidential Decree No. 572 of October 12, 1993 and Presidential Decree No. 362 of April 18, 1994). The law recognizes the legal value of people’s will in acquiring or losing Italian citizenship and affirms the right to hold more than one citizenship at the same time.

All the information and procedures necessary to apply for Italian citizenship are available on this website.

If you have specific questions of particular relevance that are not addressed on this website, you may send an e-mail to, always indicating your personal information and a telephone number.

We will not answer questions regarding matters that are fully explained on this website.

Please do not send us e-mails with general questions regarding Italian citizenship, as well as requests for appointments (unless otherwise stated on this website) that slow down ordinary procedures.

Please do not write or call to ask for confirmation of appointments or to find out the timing of the procedure, which is set by law. The Consulate General will not respond to such requests.

The Citizenship Office operates by appointment only.

The Consulate General does not provide the following services:

  • genealogical research in Italy or other countries;
  • requesting certificates from Civil Status Offices or sending notices to them at the request of the person concerned;
  • translations of documents or certifications into Italian.

Information on the processing of personal data

PRIVACY ACKNOWLEDGMENT: By submitting documents to this Consulate General of Italy in Miami, you confirm that you have read and understood the information contained in the privacy document “Information on the processing of personal data” regarding the processing of personal data that you send to this office in accordance with the EU Regulation (RGPD).