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To register a marriage


To register a marriage

1. please fill out the application form (click here to download) (form must be signed by both spouses);

2. attach a full marriage certificate (long form) in original (not photocopies) completed with the ‘’Apostille’’ (international legalisation) (please read information below):

‘’Apostille’’ can be obtained by :The Legalization Office – Foreign And Commonwealth Office – P.O.Box 6255 – Milton Keynes MK10 1XX - Tel.: 03700 00 22 44 (dal Regno Unito), +44 20 7008 5959 (dall’estero) – web address:; email:

3. attach a translation in Italian (please click here for a List of Certified Translators) CERTIFICATE MUST BE FULLY TRANSLATED - THIS CONSULATE DOES NOT PERFORM TRANSLATIONS;

4. attach a photocopy of both spouses’ valid ID;

5. IMPORTANT: please be informed also that in case of a marriage occurring in a foreign country other than the United Kingdom, you must obtain a proper legalisation and translation for your marriage certificate. Said legalisation and translation can be provided only by the appropriate Italian Consulate or Embassy located in the relevant country (for instance : Pakistan - Embassy of Italy in Islamabad);

6. please send all the above documentation : CONSOLATO GENERALE D’ITALIA – LONDRA Ufficio Stato Civile – 3rd Floor – ‘‘Harp House’’ – 83/86 Farringdon Street – EC4A 4BL London (Tel.: 0044 (0) 20 79365900). 

Please be informed that in case of incorrect or incomplete documentation, your application will not be processed.

If the documentation is complete and correct and the application can be processed, please be aware that ORIGINAL certificates will not be returned.

NOTICE: please be informed that in case of incomplete or incorrect documentation, your application will not be processed. This Consulate General shall return the documentation to those who will have included a pre-stamped self-addressed envelope (Special Delivery) in the application, as mentioned above.