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Italian citizens getting married abroad

 

Italian citizens getting married abroad

An Italian citizen getting married abroad does not need to submit any ‘Marriage banns’ (except if getting married in Albania). For those Italians registered with Aire, the Consulate General of Italy in London can issue a ''certificato contestuale'' (please click here), Nulla Osta (please click here) or a ''Capacita' Matrimoniale'' according to the Munich Convention on 05.09.1980 (please click here). The Consulate General of Italy in London can issue a ‘certificato contestuale’ (certificate of no-impediment) for the Italians registerd in Aire with this Consulate General.

An Italian citizen getting married abroad should contact:

1. the Italian Embassy or Consulate in that Country to get to know how to register a foreign marriage certificate 

2. the relevant Authorities in that country for all necessary documents related to the marriage.

CERTIFICATE OF ''CAPACITA' MATRIMONIALE'' ISSUED ACCORDING TO THE MUNICH CONVENTION ON 05.09.1980

An Italian citizen getting married in one of those Countries part of the Munich Convention, can obtain a specific ''Certificate of Capacita' Matrimoniale'' (Certificate of Marriage Eligibilty); this document can be issued by the appropriate Consulate located in the city of residence (for example: if resident in London, the Consulate General of Italy in London; if Edinburgh, the Consulate General of Italy in Edinburgh; if Paris, the Consulate General of Italy in Paris); this document is exempt from any legalisation or translation as it is already translated into the languages agreed upon by the States parties to the aforesaid convention.

Convention of Munich on 05.09.1980 - List of States parties to the Convention: Austria, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxemburg, Moldova, Netherland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey.


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