Consular enquiries in Italy

Information on services provided by the British Embassy and offices in Italy including services provided by other UK government departments.

Please read the following information carefully before contacting us:

Consular services

We support British people in Italy. We issue emergency travel documents if a British passport is lost or stolen and provide notarial and documentary services. Read more information on how we support British nationals abroad.

Getting married in Italy

See getting married abroad for information.

British passports

See overseas British passport applications to find out how to renew or apply for a British passport and also the contact details for Her Majesty’s Passport Office.

UK Visas

Check if you need a UK visa and contact UK Visas and Immigration from outside the UK to find out where to direct your visa enquiry.

British nationality enquiries

Check if you’re a British citizen and our information on becoming a British citizen.

Living in Italy

See living in Italy for useful information if you live in Italy.

Advice on the EU referendum outcome

See advice for British nationals travelling and living in Europe, following the result of the EU referendum or the government’s statement about the status of EU nationals in the UK.

Legalisation services

Ask the UK government to get a UK document legalised (certified as genuine).

Contact us

If you still cannot find the information online and it relates to consular assistance for British nationals you can contact us at Please be aware that we do not reply to enquiries about passports applications with HMPO or visas.

We aim to reply to emails within 10 working days. Please call us if you need urgent assistance.

Be advised email requests for support for British people overseas and general information are stored for two months, after which they are destroyed. Messages about UK visas and British passports are kept for one month.

Published 8 August 2016