Italy: in prison abroad

Information on the Italian legal and prison systems for British prisoners, their family and friends.



Explains how to:

  • arrange visits
  • send money to a prisoner
  • apply for a transfer to a UK prison

See also help if you’re arrested abroad.

Published 15 March 2013
Last updated 14 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated "prisoner pack" attachment.
  2. Updated guidance uploaded
  3. The Prisoner pack was recently updated, but the notification did not go out to subscribers.
  4. The Italy prisoner pack updated on 30 July 2014
  5. Updated details for the British Consulate in Milan and the Consular section of the British Embassy in Rome.
  6. First published.