Consultation for Italian citizenship by descent and through marriage

Italian citizenship by descent:  This 45-minute initial phone consultation allows you to have an opportunity to discuss your eligibility and the specific application requirements for the Italian Consulate jurisdiction in which you reside, as well as how to apply for citizenship in Italy if you prefer not to apply at the Italian Consulate in the US. We will guide you through the steps for obtaining the documents and translations that are needed for your Italian citizenship application and provide you with a summary of the specific steps relevant to your application.  After your consultation, a quote will be prepared outlining the services required to complete your citizenship application and the estimated cost. Discounts are available for individuals who place an order within 7 days of the phone consultation.

The following information is helpful, but not mandatory, for you to have for your phone consultation:

  • The first and last name of your Italian ancestor, year and place of birth in Italy, place of residence in the US
  • Any information or documents that you already have pertaining to your Italian ancestor
  • Information regarding your ancestor’s naturalization
  • The names of each direct line descendant from the Italian ancestor down to you

Italian citizenship by descent through a female ancestor requiring a court case:  During this 45-minute consultation we will review your specific situation and whether you qualify for the path to citizenship “via materna.” We will advise you regarding the specific documents required for the Court Case and provide you with a written summary of the consultation. We will also discuss the services that we can provide specific to your case, and the services available through our affiliate Italian Law Firms. After your consultation, a quote will be prepared outlining the services required to complete your citizenship application and the estimated cost.

The following information is helpful, but not mandatory, for you to have for your phone consultation:

  • The first and last name of your Italian ancestor, year and place of birth in Italy, place of residence in the US
  • Any information or documents that you already have pertaining to your Italian ancestor
  • Information regarding your ancestor’s naturalization
  • The names of each direct line descendant from the Italian ancestor down to you

Italian Citizenship by marriage: This 30-minute consultation provides you with complete information regarding Italian citizenship through marriage. We will review documents required, including marriage certificate from Italy, criminal background checks, translations (including U.S. Italian consulates that require legalization of translations), submitting the application to the Ministry of Affairs online for the initial review, and personal appearance with documents at the U.S. Italian Consulate. After your consultation, a quote will be prepared outlining the services required to complete your citizenship application and the estimated cost.

The following information is needed at the time of your appointment:

  • Italian Consulate at which the Italian spouse is registered and current address
  • Town in Italy where the marriage took place or was registered if married abroad
  • City and State of applicant’s (non-Italian spouse) birth and the State(s) that they have resided in since age 14
  • List of documents that you have already obtained

The consultation fee for Italian citizenship by descent, Italian citizenship by descent “via materna”, and Italian citizenship by marriage is $120.00.

Schedule Your Phone Consultation Today! (All appointment times are Central Time Zone).

Please note that we are not part of the Italian Government and guidance provided during consultation is informational based on the public guidelines of the Italian Consulates and the feedback they have provided us, and our success in assisting clients prepare their applications.  All final decisions regarding applications for Italian citizenship are made by the Italian Government. Refunds are not issued for cancelled or missed appointments.