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Registration of death


Registration of death

Is it mandatory to register the death certificate?

Transcribing a death certificate is mandatory, as the death must be registered in Italy.


How much does it cost?

The registration of the death certificate in the Comune in Italy, if carried out through this Consulate, is completely free.


What documents do I need to submit?

• Copy of a valid identity document of the person requesting the transcription;
• simple copy of the original certificate issued by the Births, Deaths & Marriages office to be sent by ordinary mail or by email to the Consulate;
• to be returned to the Consulate, the Italian passport of the deceased, if still valid.


Do I have to make an appointment?

Absolutely not.

The transcription of the death certificate can be done without an appointment during the opening hours to the public. Alternatively, the documentation can be sent:

by ordinary mail to the following address:

Italian Consulate AIRE Office

Unit 3/215 Port Road

Hindmarsh S.A. 5007

or by email to