You have Italian ancestors and are thinking about getting your Italian dual citizenship. There are many things to consider, and one of the first is: will you do this on your own, or will you hire a consultant?
I’ve been thinking about my clients’ potential problems and questions and I’ve put together a collection of links to help you with the overall procedure. They don’t necessarily have to do with official translation, but you’ll get an idea of what you’re going to need to do.
How to become an Italian Citizen: in this article you’ll find out the 3 main rules to follow to become an Italian citizen (jure sanguinis, marriage, residency).
General information on how to get Italian dual citizenship: this is a blog post from Transferwise web site, so it’s written with the savings on bank account perspective, but it’s useful https://transferwise.com/gb/blog/how-to-get-citizenship-in-italy
Getting Dual Italian citizenship: a lawyer’s perspective https://www.simonebertollini.com/immigration/dual-italian-citizenship/ This is another interesting and thorough article, full of links you can get information from, including the costs of entrusting a lawyer with this procedure.
If you want to do this yourself, here are a couple links I found on the web.
DIY Italian Citizenship. Also with a Youtube channel. As you see, the author promises to tell you Pretty Much Everything You Need to Know about Obtaining Italian Dual Citizenship through Jure Sanguinis
And this is an idea of the whole process from another Youtuber: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7gzOZPN4C8
Finally, you might want to see what goes on in the following Facebook groups, that are super useful to all those interested in getting Italian dual citizenship:
Dual U.S.-Italian Citizenship: https://www.facebook.com/groups/23386...
Italian Citizenship Group Current Events: https://www.facebook.com/groups/32263...
Italian Dual Citizenship Social Club: https://www.facebook.com/groups/itali...
Dual Italian Citizenship Genealogy: https://www.facebook.com/groups/20307...
Americans Living in Italy: https://www.facebook.com/groups/14478...
Expats in Italy: https://www.facebook.com/groups/10534...
Friends of Italy: https://www.facebook.com/groups/15665...
Feel free to share this post with whomever you think may need your help! And if you had any experience with these websites please let me know in the comments!
I'm Natalia Bertelli, an English/Spanish to Italian legal translator. Since 2008 I have been working on contracts, judicial deeds, certificates, corporate translations for foreign clients who want to do business in Italy, get a dual citizenship or simply settle in my beautiful country.