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Registration of Marriage


Registration of Marriage

Do I need to register my marriage?

The registration of the act of marriage is mandatory and must be registered in Italy.

How much does it cost?

The registration of a marriage in the Council’s records is completely free. However, consular fees are applied for the legalization of the translator's signature. For the table of the consular fees, please click here.

 What documents should I submit?

• The marriage form filled in and signed by the applicants (available in the ‘Forms’ section or in the section on the right of the page);

• the original copy of the marriage certificate issued by the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages with apostille from Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade;

• a photocopy of the marriage certificate and apostille;

• a translation into Italian (not necessarily done by an official translator);

• a photocopy of the translation;

• photocopies of the passports of both spouses


Do I need to make an appointment?

Currently by appointment.

The registration of the marriage certificate can be made by appointment via the Homepage - Prenot@mi. Alternatively, the documents may be sent via regular mail to the following address: 

Italian Consulate

Unit 3/215 Port Road

Hindmarsh S.A. 5007

How soon can my wife/husband apply for Italian citizenship?

After three years of marriage it is possible to apply for the Italian citizenship.

After obtaining citizenship, he/she can also request an Italian passport.

For the process, please refer to the appropriate section.