The Civil Status Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) deals with the registration in Italy of birth certificates, marriage certificates, same-sex civil union documents and divorce decrees relating to Italian citizens, issued by the British authorities and sends them to the Italian Municipalities for transcription.
The Civil Status Office also assists citizens residing in the district and registered with Aire, with regard to:
- Public Marriage Bans
- Requests for change of name and surname.
Reference legislation: Presidential Decree n. 396/2000 and Legislative Decree n. 71/2011.
The certificates are sent for transcription to the Municipality of Aire registration (Municipality of last residence in Italy).
In the particular case of the transcription of divorce decrees, if the marriage was celebrated in Italy, the divorce decree will be sent to the municipality where the marriage was celebrated.
The online service for requesting certificates from Italian municipalities is active
From 15 November 2021, the new service for requesting digital certifications from Italian municipalities was activated for all those registered in the registry office, both resident in Italy and AIRE members, and for their family members. The service is available through the website www.anagrafenazionale.gov.it which can be accessed via SPID credentials, Electronic Identity Card (CIE) or National Services Card (CNS).
By accessing your user desk, it will also be possible to view the data recorded in your municipality and possibly request their correction.
The operating guide for citizens is available at https://sc.anpr.interno.it/serviziCittadino/dist/docs/guida_richiesta_certificato.pdf , with indications for accessing and using the various services.
CERTIFICATES OF MARITAL STATUS, FAMILY, CONTEXTUAL, MARRIAGE “NULLA OSTA”
The Civil Status Office issues the following certificates exclusively in favor of AIRE registered in this consular jurisdiction attesting situations taken from the registry archives and valid only in relations with other private individuals (e.g. patronages, notaries, insurance companies, etc.) and not against of other public bodies.
CERTIFICATES of: Marital Status, Family Status, Contextual, Registration in the Consular Registry (AIRE) – (click here for the forms). Before submitting the request, the applicant must ascertain his/her AIRE status.
The marital status is a certificate attesting to the status of the Italian citizen (married, single, divorced). In order for the certificate to correspond to the current situation of the compatriot, make sure of the regularity of one’s position in AIRE (registration of birth certificates, possible marriage or divorce registration, updated residence address).
The family status is a certificate for the completeness of which it is advisable to attach a specific declaration certifying the composition and residence of the applicant’s family unit. In order for the certificate to correspond to the current situation of the compatriot, make sure of the regularity of one’s position in AIRE (registration of birth certificates, possible marriage or divorce registration, updated residence address).
The contextual (certificato contestuale o comulativo) is a certificate that certifies the marital status, citizenship and residence of the applicant at the same time. In order for the certificate to correspond to the current situation of the person, make sure of the regularity of one’s position in AIRE (birth certificate registration, possible marriage or divorce registration, updated residence address).
Registration in the consular registry office (AIRE) is a certificate attesting to the current registration of the compatriot in the register of residents abroad, specifying the current address.
Certificate of Nulla Osta per Marriage. If the Italian citizen intends to get married abroad (excluding Italy) in one of the countries that have ratified the Munich Convention of 09.05.1980, the competent Consulate by residence issues a specific “Certificate of Marriage Capacity” which is exempt from legalization and translation since the various entries are already translated into the languages agreed by the signatory countries. List of signatory countries: Austria, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Moldova, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey. For Italian citizens who intend to get married abroad (excluding Italy) in countries that are not signatories to the Monaco Convention, the Nulla Osta al Marriage coincides with the certificate of civil or contextual status which shows free marital status. It can be issued at the request of both italian citizens or the single italian citizen who intend to get married, in Italian or in English. In order to obtain a Nulla Osta certificate, if the future spouse is NON italian, it is required the NULLA OSTA from the country of the foreign spouse
Translation compliance certification. At the request of the interested party, the office certifies the conformity of the translation with the original civil status document.