Consular Services for Foreign Residents of Italy

Information about the consular services available and the embassies present for citizens from the UK, USA, Canada and Australia in Italy...

All foreign Embassies exist to represent their nation to their host country nationals, providing information and services on trade, tourism and culture in the home state. All Embassies have a Consular Section that exists to provide information and services to its own nationals visiting or living in the host country.

Citizens of the USA, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia living in Italy are well-catered for by their Consular sections of the Embassies, and other organisations. There is a wealth of up-to-date and officially published information from the links below.

British Citizens

The British Embassy in Italy website has a comprehensive guide on subjects related to UK-Italy Relations.

The British Consular Offices provide a range of services and information for Britons in Italy, including detailed information on the following: registration of intended residence; registration of births, marriages and deaths; judicial assistance information; information for travellers and more.

There is a Milan-based office providing a range of services to help UK companies develop their business in Italy.

The British Consular Office of the Embassy in Rome has jurisdiction over British nationals in the region.

British passports are not issued by the British Embassy in Rome. Applications for first passports and renewals must be sent to the Her Majesty's Passport Office.

Irish Citizens

The Embassy of Ireland in Italy offers services to Irish citizens, including the issuance of passports and documents related to citizenship, birth and marriage. The Embassy also certifies documents and provides assistance in the event of the loss or theft of passports.

  • Embassy of Ireland
    At: Villa Spada, Via Giacomo Medici, 1 - 00153 Roma
    Tel: 06 5852381
    Fax: 06 581 3336
    Open: 09:15-13:00 and 14:15-17:30

American Citizens

The Embassy of the United States website has details relevant to an American citizen living in Italy. There are Consulate services in Milan, Florence ad Naples. 

  • US Embassy
    : Via Vittorio Veneto 119/A, 00187 Rome
    Tel: 06 46741
    Fax: 06 4882672
    Open: Monday to Friday 08:30-12:00

The US Citizens Service is the consular section, providing information on all legal details pertaining to US citizens living in Italy: passport details and the registration of intended residence; registration of births, marriages and deaths; information on driving, travelling in and visiting Italy; security tips; employment issues for the employer and employee and information concerning American organisations in Italy.

  • U.S. Citizen Services (Rome)
    : Via Vittorio Veneto 119/A, 00187 Rome
    Tel: 06 46742406/2420 (15:00-17:00)
    Fax: 06 46742244
    Open: Monday to Friday 08:30-12:00

The website of the Italian Embassy in Washington has details for US citizens traveling to Italy and information about the country.

Canadian Citizens

The website of the Canadian Embassy in Rome has some very useful information for Canadian citizens planning a move to, or living in, Italy. The information includes notes, checklists and tips on all aspects of the move, from planning the departure, the time spent in Italy and the return.

Australian Citizens

The Australian Embassy in Rome provides a number of services for Australians, including: consular services, help with taxation issues, birth, marriage and death certificates, help obtaining police clearance forms from Australia and advice on travelling and doing business in Australia.

  • Australian Embassy
    : Via Antonio Bosio, 5, 00161 Rome 
    Tel: 06 852721 
    Fax: 06 85272300
    Open: Monday to Friday from 09:00-17:00

New Zealand Citizens

The New Zealand Embassy in Rome provides consular services to Americans in the region: information on passport details and the registration of intended residence; registration of births, marriages and deaths; information for travellers and more.

  • New Zealand Embassy
    : Via Clitunno 44, 00198 Rome
    Tel: 06 8503 7501
    Fax: 06 440 2984
    Open: Monday- Thursday13:30-17:00
  • New Zealand Consulate General (Milan)
    : Via Terraggio 17, 20123 Milan
    Tel: 02 385 916 79
    Fax: 02 48012577