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To obtain the certificate, you must complete the application form, indicating in addition to the generality of the spouses, the date and place of marriage referred to in the certificate and report the details of their identification.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Passport
  • Birth certificate
  • A final divorce ( sentenza di divorzio) or annulment decree or death certificate (if previously married)
  • If either party is under 18, a sworn statement of consent to the marriage by the parents or legal guardians
  • You also need the inevitable fiscal stamp
  • You may also need to obtain a certificate of no impediment ( nulla osta) from a consulate stating that according to the laws to which youre subject in your home country, theres no obstacle to your marriage.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministero dell'Interno
HomePiazza del Viminale n. 1 - 00184 Roma
TelefonoCentralino tel. 064651
41.899721690058364, 12.494035363197326

Booking Office Publications of Marriage
Via della Consolata 23, 10122 Torino Scale sn. 1st floor wheelchair accessible with entrance from Via Giulio 22
Hours: Monday to Thursday from 8.15 am to 15.00 hrs on Fridays 8:15 to 13:50
Phone +39,011,442 5454/5324/5015/5488 5609 Fax +39,011,442

Office of Publications Minutes of Marriage
Uff.2 Tel - 011 442 5323; Uff.3 - 011 442 5195; Uff.4 - 011 442 5600

Office for Civil Weddings in Italy
Tel 011 4425467, 5040.5187

Office civil marriages outside Turin
Phone 0114425012,5185,5013,5457,5186

Office religious marriages in Turin
Phone 0114425012,5185,5013,5457,5186

Office religious marriages outside Turin
Tel 011 4425012, 5153,5422,5014,5423

Tribunale Civile di Roma
Office for "Atti Notori"
Viale Giulio Cesare 54/B
1st floor, Room 86 - Tel: +39 063577 296
Business Hours:
Morning: Monday to Friday : 9:00 to 13.00
Afternoon: Thursday 15:00 pm to 16:20

Italian Embassies or Consulates Abroad

Municipality of Savona

Venice Municipality

Register and Marital Status

Directory of Italian municipalities

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The marriage certificate may be required by those who have a valid form of ID and know the personal details of the person to whom the certificate relates.


You will be required to pay for the certification fees of approximately 0.26. The rate is set by the municipality in which the request is made.


A marriage certificate is considered valid up to the time when the marriage is terminated by divorce.

Documents to Use[edit]

Marriage Certificate, fill out the following form Certificato di Matrimonio (PDF, 51kb)

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Please explain processing time taken in obtaining the document/certificate.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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An essential condition for the issue is that people have been married in the municipality in which you are requesting the certificate. If the marriage was contracted in another municipality is necessary that the act was transcribed in the municipality in which you are requesting the certificate, as the spouses or one of them at the date of the marriage was a resident here.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name of the couple getting married.
  • Name of their Witnesses.
  • Age of the couple intending to get married.
  • Marital history.
  • Date and the place where the marriage took place.
  • Issuing authority
  • Signatures

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Need for the Document[edit]

The Marriage Certificate contains information about a couples marriage (personal details of the couple, date and place) entered in the Civil Registry Office.

Information which might help[edit]

The Full Copy of Marriage Act is a certified copy of the certificate reported on the civil registry that contains the data of the spouses names, dates and places of birth, date of marriage. It may also contain any marginal notes: name of the parish priest, church's name, residence, citizenship, property regime (communion / separation of property), divorce.

The Extract of Marriage attests the event of marriage and specifies information about the date and the personal details of the couple. It may also contain any additional annotations: residence, citizenship, property regime (communion / separation of property), divorce.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Marriage certificate is usually used to prove the existence of a marriage.

External Links[edit]

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Remember that marriage celebrated abroad to have value in Italy to be transcribed at the City Italian competent authority.

The Multilanguage Marriage Certificate is a document attesting the date and place of marriage of a couple, 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.