Getting married in Italy: Nulla Osta forms

Nulla Osta application forms for British nationals getting married in Italy.


Opposite Sex - Notice of Marriage and Nulla Osta

Same Sex - Notice of Marriage and Nulla Osta


British nationals living or travelling in Italy can arrange to see a notary public to complete the Notice of Marriage/Registration and Affirmation, using the ‘Vera di Firma’ process. For more details, read the relevant form attached to this page .

View Getting married in Italy to find out:

  • if you need to use these forms
  • instructions on how to use them
  • information on the other documents you will need

A Nulla Osta is the Italian version of a UK certificate of no impediment and proves you are legally allowed to get married.

Published 2 May 2017
Last updated 28 June 2023 + show all updates
  1. Updated Nulla Osta forms attached.

  2. nulla osta forms for same sex and opposite sex notice of marriage - updated 16th June 2023

  3. Updated payment system 12 October 2021

  4. Updated 12 July 2021

  5. Update to notarial service for obtaining nulla osta - 10-05-21

  6. Same-sex marriage application document replaced

  7. updated 27 November 2019

  8. Revised forms so they can also be used by customers with embassy appointments.

  9. Updated Jan 11 2018

  10. Changes to the Certificate of No Impediment form.

  11. First published.