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Q. Ciao! 
My father was born in Italy as were my grandparents and Aunt.  I want to apply for an Italian Passport as I travel there whenever time and money allows!!  BUT--I need to locate my grandparents birth certificate and do not know how to go about that.  Could you direct me to the correct Italian Department I would need to contact? 
Grazie, 
Linda


A. Hi Linda,
You need to request each birth certificate Cerificato di Nascita from the Anagrafe (registry office) of the Comune (municipality) where each grandparent was born. The request should contain the following information: name, place and birth date of the person and the name of the parents of the person born. If the individual was born in a tiny village, hamlet or location outside of a town with a town hall, visit this site http://www.comuni-italiani.it/ to locate the Comune. The search site is in Italian but it will eventually lead you to the right city hall. Let me know how you made out.
Ciao
Mario

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6/4/2012 6:20:26 PM #

Q. Ciao!
My father was born in Italy as were my grandparents and Aunt.  I want to apply for an Italian Passport as I travel there whenever time and money allows!!  BUT--I need to locate my grandparents birth certificate and do not know how to go about that.  Could you direct me to the correct Italian Department I would need to contact?
Grazie,
Linda

A. Hi Linda,
You need to request each birth certificate Cerificato di Nascita from the Anagrafe (registry office) of the Comune (municipality) where each grandparent was born. The request should contain the following information: name, place and birth date of the person and the name of the parents of the person born. If the individual was born in a tiny village, hamlet or location outside of a town with a town hall, visit this site http://www.comuni-italiani.it/ to locate the Comune. The search site is in Italian but it will eventually lead you to the right city hall. Let me know how you made out.
Ciao
Mario

Hi Mario

Just wondering, my parents, and grandparents, were also born in Italy, and I am a first generation born in Canada, is it possible to get an Italian passport.

I am about to take my first trip to Italy, and spend 25 days throughout northern, central, and southern Italy including Sicily.

If so, are there any benifits obtained from having an an Italian passport? I've already obtained a Canadian passport.

Thanks

Sam

Sam

6/8/2012 7:53:34 PM #

True or False?. Italy is of the cradles of fashion designers and runways but you rarely get about Italian models being part of it?. It truly is because of their genes? Do they posses manly or sadistic featues?. . Madonna, Lady Gaga who are half Italians or Donatella Versace are distinct good examples. Cicciolina too..

Imogene

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