Italian Dual Citizenship Resources

Here are a few of our "industry tips." Use this page for more information about finding American vital records, researching your Italian ancestors, and digging up naturalization records.

Our Quick Tips

Apply for Italian dual citizenship in Italy

Research

Before you can find out if you qualify, you'll need to know your family history. This means researching things like names, places of birth, dates of birth, and places where your ancestors may have lived in the United States.

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Figure Out if You Qualify

Once you have a general idea of your family's history, try and figure out if you qualify. You can read this page here for more info, or contact us directly for a non-obligation chat if you feel like you need a little expert help.

Apply in Italy for Italian dual citizenship

Gather Documents

Then, decide where you want to apply and gather documents accordingly. Do you want to gather your own documents and go to the consulate to apply, or would you like to hand everything off and apply in Italy?

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Hurry up and... Wait!

No matter where you apply, you'll still have to wait for processing. This is the hardest part... the wait! Once it's all over, you can register in AIRE (Registry of Italians Living Abroad) and finally obtain your shiny, red passport!

Where to request American vital records

Not sure where to request American documents such as birth, marriage, or death records?

Click this link to be taken to the National Center for Health Statistics which maintains a very handy list of all state bodies qualified to issue the documents you need.

You'll find all the information you need there.

Where to start researching your family history

Before you can find out if you are eligible for Italian dual citizenship, you'll need to have a basic knowledge of your family history.

This basic knowledge should include your ancestor's names and places of birth.

Eventually, you will also need to know the general date in which your last Italian born ancestor came to the U.S. If you don't know this information and want to delve more into your family history, this website is an excellent start. They have compiled a list of 10 ways to start researching your family history.

Where to start researching your family history

Before you can find out if you are eligible for Italian dual citizenship, you'll need to have a basic knowledge of your family history.

This basic knowledge should include your ancestor's names and places of birth.

Eventually, you will also need to know the general date in which your last Italian born ancestor came to the U.S. If you don't know this information and want to delve more into your family history, this website is an excellent start. They have compiled a list of 10 ways to start researching your family history.