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Consular Services


Consular Services

In order to book an appointment with the Consular Chancery, after having carefully read the Information on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data for the provision of consular services, please follow the instrucions below:

  • for the legalisation of documents, as well as for the "dichiarazioni di valore" (declarations of value of degrees issued by schools or universities), please book an appointment on the online booking system Prenot@Mi;
  • for all other services, please send an email to indicating your personal details and the nature of the service requested, specifying whether you are registered to AIRE.



All details about consular services are available on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Consular services are provided according to the principles of equality, impartiality, efficiency and transparency. The exercise of certain rights and access to certain services are limited only to Italians who have registered with the Registry of Italians Resident Abroad (AIRE), which is compulsory under Law no. 470 of 1988.

The diplomatic-consular Representations protect compatriots in various circumstances. For example: violation of their fundamental rights and limitation or deprivation of their personal freedom, assistance in cases of emergency or crisis situations, search for family members, issue of travel documents, inheritance files open abroad, repatriation of corpses.



Fast It - Farnesina Telematic Services for Italians Abroad

The consular services platform Fast It is designed to provide Italian citizens abroad with services and information via the Internet. The platform provides service levels corresponding to the different user profiles:

  • Without registering on the portal you can: identify your competent Consulate or the one closest to the place where you are, access the information pages and consult the guide to consular services.
  • Registered users or users with a SPID digital identity can start using some online consular services such as AIRE registration.
  • Users verified by the Consular Office can take advantage of all the currently active services offered by the portal.