Birth Certificate

4 Types of Birth Certificates in Italy

There are 4 different formats of birth certificates in Italy:

1 – Birth certificate (Certificato di nascita)

The Birth certificate reports the essential data which includes registration information (act and registration number) and personal data such as name and surname, place of birth, and date of birth.

2 – Extract of birth record (Estratto dell’atto di nascita)

The Extract of Birth shows the essential data derived from the act of birth and can also include other marginal notes: time of birth, hospital name, parents’ names, marriage, divorce, death.

3 – Multilingual extract of birth record (Estratto dell’atto di nascita multilingua)

The Multilanguage Birth Certificate is a document attesting the date and place of birth of an individual, issued in Multilanguage format to be used abroad without any translation. This kind of certificate has been established according to the Vienna Convention of Sept. 8th 1976 and it is established that the Multilanguage Certificates is valid and recognized in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey.

4 – Complete copy of the birth record (Copia integrale dell’atto di nascita)

The complete copy is a certified copy of the birth record containing all the entries listed on its civil registry office: certifies the surname, first name, additional first names, sex, place of birth, hour, day, month and year of birth, city of birth registration, and includes the marginal notes (marriage, divorce, death).

How to Obtain a Birth Certificate for your Italian Citizenship application?

Under Italian law, vital records are maintained by the civil registry office (ufficio anagrafe e stato civile) in the town hall (comune) where the event occurred. There is no central, regional, or provincial office established which keeps such records. When applying for one of these certificates, the applicant must supply all relevant information, and submit the request written in the Italian language.

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