Required Documents for Italian Dual Citizenship


   1) YOUR FATHER => YOU    

• YOUR FATHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR FATHER'S CERTIFICATE OF NATURALIZATION - If your father never naturalized, provide his
     Italian passport and green card.
• YOUR MOTHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR PARENTS' MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR FATHER'S DEATH CERTIFICATE, if applicable
• YOUR PARENT'S DIVORCE JUDGMENT/NON APPEAL, if applicable
• YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE
• YOUR MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE, if applicable
• YOUR CHILDREN'S BIRTH CERTIFICATES if applicable

                Situation:   You were born while your father was still an Italian Citizen.   
                The documents issued in the USA by the Vital Statistic, like BC, MC, DC, must be in Long Form. 
                They must be accompanied by an Apostille.  Divorce and Non Appeal also require an Apostille.
                Birth, Marriage, Death, Divorce certificates MUST BE TRANSLATED in Italian.  We provide such
                service.  
                Apostilles DO NOT need to be translated.  



   2) YOUR MOTHER => YOU    

• YOUR MOTHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR MOTHER'S CERTIFICATE OF NATURALIZATION - If your mother never naturalized, provide
     her Italian passport and green card.
• YOUR FATHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR PARENTS' MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR MOTHER'S DEATH CERTIFICATE, if applicable
• YOUR PARENT'S DIVORCE JUDGMENT/NON APPEAL, if applicable
• YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE
• YOUR MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE, if applicable
• YOUR CHILDREN'S BIRTH CERTIFICATES if applicable

                 Situation:   You were born while your mother was still an Italian Citizen, you were born after 
          January 1, 1948.  
                The documents issued in the USA by the Vital Statistic, like BC, MC, DC, must be in Long Form.
                They must be accompanied by an Apostille.  Divorce and Non Appeal also require an Apostille.
                Birth, Marriage, Death, Divorce certificates MUST BE TRANSLATED in Italian.  We provide such
                service.  
                Apostilles DO NOT need to be translated.  



  3) YOUR PATERNAL GRANDFATER => FATHER => YOU  

• YOUR PATERNAL GRANDFATHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE If your grandfather never naturalized,
     provide his Italian passport and green card
• YOUR PATERNAL GRANDFATHER NATURALIZATION CERTIFICATE or STATEMENT OF "NO
     RECORD" if he became a US Citizen after your father's birth
• YOUR PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE  
• YOUR PATERNAL GRANDFATHER DEATH CERTIFICATE if applicable 
• YOUR FATHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR MOTHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR PARENTS' MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR FATHER'S and MOTHER'S DEATH CERTIFICATE, if applicable
• YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE
• YOUR MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE, if applicable
• YOUR CHILDREN'S BIRTH CERTIFICATES if applicable
• Any applicable Divorce Judgment and Non Appeal for any ascendant listed above.

      Situation:  Your father was born while your grandfather was still an Italian citizen.  If your paternal
      grandfather became a naturalized U.S. citizen before your father’s birth, you are NOT 
      eligible for Italian citizenship  The documents issued in the USA by the Vital Statistic, like BC, MC, 
      DC, must be in Long Form. They must be accompanied by an Apostille. Divorce and Non Appeal also
      require an Apostille.
      Birth, Marriage, Death, Divorce certificates MUST BE TRANSLATED in Italian.  We provide such 
      service.  
      Apostilles DO NOT need to be translated. 



  4) YOUR MATERNAL GRANDFATER => MOTHER => YOU  

• YOUR MATERNAL GRANDFATHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE If your grandfather never naturalized,
     provide his Italian passport and green card
• YOUR MATERNAL GRANDFATHER NATURALIZATION CERTIFICATE or STATEMENT OF "NO
     RECORD" if he became a US Citizen after your father's birth
• YOUR MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE  
• YOUR MATERNAL GRANDFATHER DEATH CERTIFICATE if applicable  
• YOUR FATHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR MOTHER'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR PARENTS' MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 
• YOUR MOTHER'S and FATHER'S DEATH CERTIFICATES, if applicable
• YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE
• YOUR MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE, if applicable
• YOUR CHILDREN'S BIRTH CERTIFICATES if applicable
• Any applicable Divorce Judgment and Non Appeal for ascendant listed above.


      Situation: Your mother was born while your maternal grandfather was still an Italian citizen.  If your 
      maternal grandfather became a naturalized U.S. citizen before your mother’s birth, you are NOT 
      eligible for Italian citizenship - you were born before January 1, 1948.
      The documents issued in the USA by the Vital Statistic, like BC, MC, DC, must be in Long Form. 
      They must be accompanied by an Apostille.  Divorce and Non Appeal also require an Apostille.
      Birth, Marriage, Death, Divorce certificates MUST BE TRANSLATED in Italian.  We provide such
      service.  
      Apostilles DO NOT need to be translated.  



  5) BY MARRIAGE TO AN ITALIAN CITIZEN  


• CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT ISSUED BY THE FBI - FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
  Address: CJIS Division - Attn. SCU-MOD/D2, 100 Cluster Hallow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306

• CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT ISSUED BY THE CENTRAL POLICE OF EACH STATE OF RESIDENCE

        For New York State, the certificate must be requested at the following address:
              State of New York - Division of Criminal Justice Services 
              Executive Park Tower - Stuyvesant Plaza, Albany, NY 12203

        For Connecticut State, the certificate must be requested at the following address:
              Connecticut Department of Public Safety - Attn. Bureau of ID 
              PO Box 2794, Middletown, CT 06457 


• CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT ISSUED BY THE CITY OF RESIDENCE
               Residents of New York City must request it at the following address:
               1 Police Plaza, Room 152-A, New York, NY 10038 





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 a) EMAIL all the documents to be translated in Italian, to: RTenace@cox.net  or



                                                              We will promptly respond with a quote!
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