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...

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...

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...

As we enter 2021, many people are very happy to be leaving 2020 behind with hope and commitment to make their dreams a reality. This seems to be the feeling for many Americans but for Americans with Italian heritage it is taken a step further.  Many Italian-Americans had time and took the opportunity to rethink their ability to obtain/claim their b...

Due to the large number of people who are unable to find information about Italian citizenship  by descent or who are having a difficult time finding accurate information, Italian Citizenship Assistance (ICA) has decided to produce a video podcast series where they answer questions from people all over the world about Italian citizenship by descent...