Living in Italy

Guidance on your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU, accessing healthcare, getting a document legalised, English-speaking lawyers, how to vote abroad.

  1. Apply for a UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC)

    Applying for your free Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) or European Health Insurance Card (EHIC): who can apply and where you can use them.

  2. Get your document legalised

    Use the online service to get a UK document legalised.

  3. Healthcare for UK nationals living in Italy

    How to get state healthcare if you live, work or study in Italy.

  4. Italy travel advice

    Latest travel advice for Italy, including how coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting travel and entry requirements at this time as well as safety and security and local laws and customs

  5. Italy: doctors

    List of English speaking medical facilities for British nationals in Italy.

  6. Italy: English-speaking notaries

    A list of English-speaking notaries in Italy for British people in that country.

  7. Italy: lawyers

    Lists of English-speaking lawyers and notaries for British nationals in Italy.

  8. Italy: translators

    List of translators and interpreters for British nationals in Italy.

  9. Italy: UK solicitors

    A list of UK solicitors in Italy for British people in that country.

  10. Living in Europe: citizens' rights if you moved before 1 January 2021

    Information for UK nationals living in the EU, EEA EFTA countries and Switzerland since before 1 January 2021, including guidance on residency and healthcare.

  11. Living in Italy

    Information for British citizens moving to or living in Italy, including guidance on residency, healthcare and passports.

  12. Professional services if you are abroad

    Find English-speaking lawyers, doctors and medical providers, interpreters and translators, and funeral directors overseas.

  13. Rape and sexual assault in Italy: information for victims

    Information for British nationals who are victims of rape and sexual assault in Italy.

  14. Support for British nationals abroad: a guide

    This guide highlights some of the main ways you can help yourself stay safe abroad and what help the FCDO can provide.

  15. UK benefits if you’re going or living abroad

    Find out what benefits you might be able to receive while you’re abroad and how to export them from the UK or claim them while abroad

  16. Voting if you move or live abroad

    How to vote if you move or live abroad, including eligibility and registration