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Consulate Offices

Only those who have a confirmed appointment and proven emergencies will be admitted. The Consulate General is open to the public from Mondays to Fridays. On Saturdays it is open from 9am to 1pm ONLY BY APPOINTMENT that Italian nationals need to schedule with the duty officer, and ONLY for the issue of ETDs (Emergency Travel Documents) to allow them to travel during the weekend.

ADDRESS: Harp House 83-86 Farringdon Street London EC4A 4BL

Before contacting the different departments, we suggest you check the information requested in the relevant sections because, following users’ feedback, our website has been improved so that they can find an aswer to their queries.

In your email please specify your place of residence. Emails should not exceed 10 MB. Before entering the Consulate General, please show your confirmation email of the appointment at the main entrance. Entrance could be denied if we cannot confirmed the appointment.

AIRE Register of Italians resident abroad Contact Us Form AIRE  


Tuesdays and Thursdays

from 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm


ID CARDS Issue and renewal of Italian ID Cards Contact Us Form Id cards  


Tuesdays and Thursdays

from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm


CITIZENSHIP Acquisition, recognition and renunciation of Italian citizenship
TAX CODE Issue of tax code
NOTARY Power of attorney, affidavit, authorisation, certification of translations, parental authorisation to travel (for children under 14),
acceptance/waiver of inheritance, acknowledgement of natural children, legalisation of a photograph, will and testament, adoption,
seafarer and shipping documents etc.  


Tuesdays and Thursdays

from 3.20 pm to 4.20 pm


PASSPORTS Issue of passaports Contact Us Form Passaporti  


Mondays and Wednesdays

from 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm


Declarations of value and Consular Certificates
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT Italian language courses, mainly for students of Italian origin
REGISTRY OFFICE Registration of birth and marriage certificates, and divorce decrees  


Mondays and Wednesdays 

from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm


VISA National and Schengen visas
CONSUL’S OFFICE General enquiries, remarks/comments on the service provided by the Consulate
WELFARE Assistance provided to Italian nationals who are destitute or in a situation of distress, pensions and employment, repatriations