If you are unfamiliar with Jure Sanguinis, our site tour will introduce you to the benefits of dual Italian citizenship, the steps you must take to obtain it, and how we can help you through this process. Take the Site Tour.
Before you can apply, you will need to learn more about the specific procedures for acquiring Italian citizenship Jure Sanguinis. Find out if you qualify, what documents you will need, and how to get started. View our Step-by-step Guide.
Before contacting the Italian officials, ICGS must at least know the year of birth, marriage or death of your ancestor. While a range of up to 2 years is acceptable, a more precise date will greatly increase the likelihood of retrieving your certificate. Get Help with Dates.
We have identified over 50 of the most common questions relating to Italian citizenship Jure Sanguinis, and the answers are posted here. If you are having difficulty finding what you are looking for elsewhere, then this is the place to look. Our Q&A section is comprehensive and up-to-date. Visit Frequently Asked Questions.
There are a number of supplementary documents which we provide for you to download.
You must have Adobe Reader to open the checklist of documents and the application for citizenship. You must have Microsoft Word to open the cover letter/declaration of comune.
Although we provide support during the application process, we do not process or approve your application. If you wish to obtain Italian citizenship Jure Sanguinis, you must apply through the Italian Embassy or Consulate in your area. View a list of Italian Embassies and Consulates.
In order to support your application, you will require documents from your own country. These records, and accompanying apostilles when required, can be obtained from your nearest Vital Records and Apostille offices. View a list of Vital Records and Apostille Offices.