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Atto Notorio for marriages in Italy - Italian citizens

 

Atto Notorio for marriages in Italy - Italian citizens

ATTO NOTORIO FOR MARRIAGE IN ITALY OF ITALIAN CITIZENS RESIDING WHITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF ITALY IN NEW YORK

Italian citizens residing within the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Italy in New York (States of New York and Connecticut) and registered in A.I.R.E. , wishing to marry in Italy, need to contact the Vital Records Office (Ufficio di Stato Civile) email newyork.statocivile@esteri.it in order to request the post marriage banns.

Once the appointment is scheduled, the applicants need to contact the Notary Office (Ufficio Notarile) by email in order to arrange an appointment for the Affidavit (Atto Notorio) on the same day. Please note: the appointments need to be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance by emailing the Application Form.

The Affidavit ("Atto Notorio"), sworn to by two witnesses, who must be over 18 and unrelated to either of the two parties or to each other. The sworn witnesses must personally appear, with a valid ID (Passport), before the Italian Consular Officer in the U.S. having jurisdiction over your place of residence.
The affidavit will state that the witnesses swear under the penalty of perjury that they personally know the U.S. citizen, that they personally know that the U.S. citizen is a resident of the U.S., that they personally know that the U.S. citizen has never been married or is now divorced or widowed, that to the best of their knowledge the U.S. citizen is free to marry in accordance with the local laws, and that there are no objections for the U.S. citizen to be married in Italy. The Affidavit must be executed within three months from the date of marriage.

The consular fees for the Atto Notorio for marriage are indicated in art. 23 and art. 25.

 

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