You’ve made the decision to apply for Italian citizenship with a spouse and/or children. So what does that look like? Does each family member need to go through the application process? To say it simply, not exactly. This article will outline everything you need to know if you are considering applying for Italian citizenship and you would like to e...

Italy is one of the most attractive destinations in the EU; it is known for its cultural heritage, beautiful landscapes, mild weather and some of the most celebrated food and beverages, among other reasons. It comes as no surprise that many retirees look to Italy as one of their top options to spend their golden years; in fact, Italy is even simple...

In 2021 we published an article about the surge of applications for Italian citizenship by descent among U.S. citizens with Italian ancestry, and we observed that the increase was correlated to the outbreak of the health emergency in 2020. Together with a number of other factors, the health emergency produced a drastic change in people’s livelihood...

Buying a property in Italy consists of a number of stages which might sound daunting from both a legal and bureaucratic point of view, especially to foreigners who do not speak Italian. Therefore, this article will aim to explain the main stages of the purchasing process in Italy in order for you to have a better understanding of the requirements t...

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...