Italy has always been an inspirational destination which attracts millions of tourists each year who come from every corner of the world to discover the country’s picturesque landscapes, explore its cities and museums, and taste the immense variety of regional dishes and wines. In the past few years Italy has also become one of the most attractive...

Among the benefits of applying for Italian citizenship jure sanguinis and obtaining an Italian passport is the ability to live in Italy and anywhere in the European Union without any time restrictions or limitations. However, not everyone has Italian ancestry or meets the eligibility requirements to apply for Italian citizenship by descent. If this...

If you meet the eligibility requirements to apply for Italian citizenship by descent you might spark the interest of some of your immediate and non-immediate family members who might also be eligible to apply. Indeed, sharing the journey to becoming an Italian citizen with your dear ones is an exciting opportunity and it is likely that you will fin...

If you have Italian ancestry and are wondering whether you are eligible to apply for Italian citizenship by descent, this article will provide you with a few pieces of information and tips to get you started and help you gain a general understanding of the requirements and the documents needed to apply. Firstly, if you would like to apply for Itali...

Italian citizenship comes with many benefits; among these is the ability to travel to a number of countries without any restrictions, work, study and reside anywhere in the Europe Union, and access Italy’s high-quality universal healthcare service, affordable higher education system and competitive real estate market, to name a few. If you are thin...

Our previous articles have analyzed the most common pathways towards acquiring Italian citizenship by descent and the requirements needed to apply. In particular, if you meet the eligibility requirements to apply for Italian citizenship by descent, there are three main paths to applying: via an Italian consulate abroad, via a municipality in Italy...

In many of our articles published last year we provided extensive information on the eligibility requirements to apply for Italian citizenship, the documents needed to apply, and the application process via an Italian consulate abroad or via a judicial proceeding for 1948 cases. This article instead will provide you with information regarding apply...

Most of our articles have analyzed the eligibility requirements to apply for Italian citizenship by descent and the application process via Italian consulates in the U.S. This article instead is for those of you who are U.S citizens but do not live in the United States and therefore need to apply for citizenship via an Italian consulate abroad. In...

If you are eligible to apply for Italian citizenship by descent you can file your application via an Italian consulate abroad or via a municipality in Italy. However, there are situations in which Italian citizenship can only be obtained by presenting your case to the Italian Court in Rome (these cases are known as “1948 cases”).  In particular, th...

So far we have provided extensive information about the eligibility requirements to apply for Italian citizenship by descent, the different ways of applying, and the application process per se. This article instead will provide you with more detailed information about some of the caveats that are worth considering when applying for Italian citizens...