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Apply at this Consulate General only if you are a permanent resident of the following states: Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. If not, you must apply at the Italian Consulate competent for your place of legal residence.

  • To book an appointment for reaquistion of Italian citizenship, and to renouce Italian citizenship please write to
  • For acquisition of Italian citizenship “jure matrimonii" (by marriage) please follow the instructions below. There is no need to schedule an appointment.
Cost of Italian citizenship application starting July 8th, 2014
Applicants for Italian citizenship shall pay with a money order The fee shall apply to descendants over 18 (children, grand-children, etc.) of Italian citizens. The fee shall also apply only to female spouses of Italian citizens who got married before April 27th, 1983, who wish to obtain the recognition of the Italian citizenship.

For marriage after April 27th 1983, for reacquisition and to renounce to Italian citizenship please read the instructions in the section dedicated to this. This fee is not refundable, regardless of the outcome of the application.

The Consulate does not provide the following services:
  • Carrying out genealogical research in Italy or in other countries
  • Requesting certificates from vital records authorities or writing letters to them
  • Translating documents or certifications into Italian on your behalf

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Before scheduling an appointment you are required to read very carefully the instructions contained on this section.

Please be aware that new dates are available for Italian citizenship applications and appointments can now be set until June 30th 2016.

Please be also aware that if you do not find an available spot or if you think that you will not have your documents ready by Septmber 2016, we will reopen our schedule systematically every first Monday of the month (December 7, 2015)

book your visit

  • The day of your appointment along with your full documentation a proof of permanent residency must be presented.
  • The day of your appointment, a payment of €300.00 is also required. Such payment is accepted by money order ONLY (made to Italian General Consulate Boston). The amount in US dollars changes every trimester. The current fee is equal to $323.35 (valid until December 31st 2015). Please check back for updates.
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