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Marriage of a U.S. Citizen
 

Consular District of Rome

If you have read the general information regarding the marriage of U.S. citizens in Italy, you should now know that you will need to:

  • obtain the “Dichiarazione Giurata”, from the U.S. Embassy in Rome;
  • have the Dichiarazione Giurata legalized by the Legalization Office of the Rome Prefettura;
  • obtain the Atto Notorio, unless you already received it from the Italian Consulate in the U.S.;
  • schedule an appointment with the Marriage Office of the town hall where you will be married to present all of the required documents and to make the Declaration of Intention to Marry;
  • once married, obtain the Apostille on your marriage certificate

The following is the contact information for the various offices you will have to call and/or visit:

U.S. Embassy Rome
Consular Section

Via Vittorio Veneto 121 – 00187 Rome
Telephone (switchboard): (+39) 06-46741
Fax: (+39) 06-4674-2244
Website: italy.usembassy.gov

For general inquiries:
Telephone: (+39) 06-4674-2420/2421 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Email: uscitizensrome@state.gov

To schedule a notarial appointment to perform the Nulla Osta in Rome, click here.

For the Dichiarazione Giurata and Apostille:

Prefettura of Rome
Ufficio Legalizzazione
Viale  Ostiense 131L
Telephone: (+39) 06-6729-4633
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Website: www.prefettura.it/roma

For the Atto Notorio:

Rome Court (Tribunale Ordinario)
Viale Giulio Cesare 54B
First floor, Room #86
Telephone: (+39) 06-3577-296
Hours: Walk-in appointments and services Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 12:20pm
Telephone appointments Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Website: www.tribunale.roma.it/

For the Declaration of Intention to Marry:

Rome City Hall
Marriage Office
Via Petroselli 50
Telephone: (+39) 06-6710-3066
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm
Website: www.comune.roma.it

Civil Marriages in Rome: Most civil marriages are performed at the Complesso di Vignola Mattei located in Via di Valle delle Camene, 2, which is parallel to Viale delle Terme di Caracalla.  Marriages are performed every day of the week.   Civil marriages may also take place at the City Hall in Piazza del Campidoglio on Saturdays and Sundays.   The rental fee for the marriage hall can range from a minimum of €1,200 to a maximum of €1,400 depending on the season and the day of the week.