How Much Does an Italian Passport Cost For a Foreigner?
How much does an Italian passport cost for foreigners?
The cost of an Italian passport varies significantly based on your personal circumstances and whether or not you handle the process yourself or hire a company such as Global RCG to handle it for you; for instance, self-handling can save a few thousand dollars while outsourcing can easily surpass this threshold and reach up to $50K+ in total cost.
Citizenship by descent is a cost-effective and straightforward path to an Italian passport for Americans, since its generational limitations don’t restrict travel like other naturalization programs do. John Tarabini of Silicon Valley used this route in memory of his late mother while providing freedom to his family to explore the globe.
To obtain an Italian passport through this route, it is necessary to prove you have at least two ancestors who were Italian citizens prior to 1938 and be able to provide birth, death and marriage certificates, declaration of intentions as well as registry records about them from your comune of origin. You will also require an apostille stamp from their country of issue, prices vary by state/province.