09

Sep

Documents Required For An Italian Citizenship Application

In order to set up the process of recognizing Italian Citizenship, the applicant must prove by means of Official Documentation that he has Italian Descent in his Family Tree or that he has an Italian Ancestor (s) who transfer the right to Dual Citizenship ( not just Italian, but all) to you. The documents that need to […]

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09

Sep

The Italian Dual Citizenship Process For Brazilians

The Celotto Genealogy Services Italian Citizenship Office offers Dual Citizenship services with transparency, personalized service and security. We are always available to Consult and Advise  to ensure our applicants a successful journey.  We are aware of your struggle for recognition of the right to Dual Citizenship, which involves time and money. Therefore, we provide personalized and differentiated[…]

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08

Sep

Fast Track Your Italian Citizenship Application

Approval times vary depending on where you submit your completed Italian Citizenship application. If you submit your application from Brazil, expect a 12 year processing time! From Canada, about 1 year, or from Italian soil, 60 days or less! Often during the process of our professional genealogists researching for and preparing an Italian Citizenship application they will[…]

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06

Sep

The History and Political Division of Italy

Italy is divided politically into twenty regions, which in turn break down into 109 provinces, or 110 if including the Aosta Valley. The following subdivision consists of the Comuni, which are divided into cities, with a structure similar to that of municipalities in Brazil, which are called “COMUNE” (singular) and “COMUNI” (plural). Comune that in Italian has[…]

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02

Sep

Am I Entitled To Italian Dual Citizenship?

Italian Dual Citizenship, or simply Italian citizenship, is the right of an Italian descendant to become an official citizen in Italy beyond their nationality of origin (Brazilian nationality, for example), ie. to have Italian nationality as well, thus an Italian passport. Italian citizenship is based on Law No 91 of 15/02/1992, and therefore in no way is[…]

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02

Sep

Procedures to Legalize Brazilian Documents for an Italian Citizenship Application

For Brazilian official documents to be recognized, and accepted as part of an Italian Citizenship Application, they must first be legalized. Documents submitted for legalization must be: Originals or duplicate copies (certified copies shall not be accepted) of the issuing or recognizing authorityRecent (dispatched no more than 6 months ago)Complete documents in their entirety The Legalization Process[…]

02

Sep

Researching and Looking for Italian Documents

We conduct research, search for documents (birth, marriage, and death certificates), and request them to be used for the recognition of Dual Italian citizenship while assisting with the application process for our clients. These services are divided into the following steps, as shown below. Researching For Certificates We start by researching for certificates of Baptism, Birth, Marriage[…]

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01

Sep

Benefits of Having Italian Dual Citizenship

Getting Italian citizenship, and especially European citizenship, is often a lengthy and expensive process, and because of this we have been asked countless times, “What are the benefits of getting Italian dual citizenship?” Obviously, the list of perks and benefits is large, but we’ll go over some of the most sought after reasons for attaining Italian Citizenship[…]