Consular services are provided according to principles of equality, impartiality, efficiency and transparency. The exercise of some rights and access to some services are limited only to Italians who have registered in the Registry of Italians Resident Abroad (AIRE), which is mandatory under Law no. 470 of 1988.
The Consulates ensure protection for all compatriots in the event of violation of their fundamental rights and limitation or deprivation of their personal freedom. They also provide assistance for emergencies, for the search for family members, for succession procedures opened abroad and for the repatriation of the deceased.
Information on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data for the purpose of providing consular services (with the exception of issuing visas and citizenship procedures) (General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, art. 13)
Information on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data for the purpose of recognizing Italian citizenship iure sanguinis or its acquisition by naturalization (articles 5 and 7, as well as article 9, paragraph 1, letter c, and paragraph 2 of the law n. 91/1992 and General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, art. 13)
For further information, you can contact the Consular Office at the email address email@example.com