BEFORE ARRIVING IN ITALY
- Atto Notorio: we recommend you obtain it from an Italian Embassy or Consulate in Australia near your residence. If you are unable to get it in Australia, you may obtain one from the Tribunale Civile in Italy. In order to do so, you need to schedule an appointment in advance and bring with you a “Permesso di Soggiorno” or an entry visa or a ticket which shows recent entry in Italy. You must attend your appointment with two adult witnesses and an interpreter, if nobody speaks Italian.
- Valid Australian Passport
- Evidence of the termination of your previous marriage, if you were married before. Keep in mind that you are not allowed to get married if you have ended your previous marriage within 300 days, unless you obtain a special permission from an Italian Magistrate.
If you are widowed, you must bring the death certificate of your previous spouse, issued by the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
ONCE IN ITALY
- Statutory Declaration (Nulla Osta): it states whether you are single, divorced or widowed and confirms that there are no impediments to your marriage. It is issued in the presence of an Australian Consular officer at the Australian Embassy in Rome or Australian Consulate-General in Milan and it has a validity of three months.
It must be legalized by the Ufficio Legalizzazioni of the Prefettura