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...

Many people often ask themselves if speaking Italian is a requirement to apply for Italian citizenship. The answer to this question is dependent on the path to citizenship that is being pursued. In fact, if you have Italian ancestors and you are eligible to apply for Italian citizenship by descent you do NOT need to speak Italian to apply because f...

While many of the articles which have been published so far have analyzed the different paths to Italian citizenship, the differences amongst them, the eligibility requirements, the documents needed and the benefits of applying, this article will be devoted to answering some of the most frequently asked questions regarding applying for Italian citi...

Si potrebbero utilizzare molteplici espressioni per definire l’anno 2020: l’anno del lockdown, l’anno delle strade e delle città vuote, l’anno della solitudine, l’anno del movimento Black Lives Matter, ma anche l’anno del cambiamento, l’anno in cui la natura ha ripristinato il suo equilibrio, l’anno della speranza. Proprio la speranza è stata il se...

Our previous articles analyzed the surge of applications for Italian citizenship by descent, the cost associated to applying for Italian citizenship (both by descent and by marriage), the documents needed to apply, and the benefits and opportunities that Italian citizenship entails. This article will touch upon another advantage of applying for Ita...

In our previous articles we explored the application processes and the costs associated with applying for Italian citizenship by descent and by marriage. Drawing from those, this article will provide you with information regarding the documents needed to apply for both processes. However, before we dig deeper into the required documents, we will ou...

Our previous articles have analysed the rising tide of applications for Italian citizenship by descent and the reasons that have driven such a surge in recent years. They have also examined the various paths to acquiring citizenship, the eligibility requirements and the documents needed to apply.  This article instead will focus on the benefits of...

Our last article explored the various paths to acquiring Italian citizenship, the eligibility requirements, and the documents needed to apply. This article instead will outline the phases involved in the process of applying for Italian citizenship by descent (jure sanguinis) and by marriage (jure matrimonii) respectively, and it will focus on the c...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of a new Italian Citizenship Service in collaboration with valued member Lorenzo Agnoloni, Esq., Studio Legale Notarile Agnoloni – International Law-Notary Firm. Through this exciting new service, the IACC is able to provide its members and larger community with expert legal ci...

Ciao from Rome in this strange August during coronavirus times to all the friends of We the Italians. Dear friends... once again: how are you? Are you taking care of yourselves and your families? Are you safe, and healthy? I hope you all are ok. We at We the Italians are fine, working and enjoying the Italian summer and the beautiful places our gor...