OBTAINING OR RENEWING A PASSPORT
citizens interested in applying for a new passport or
renewing an existing one may apply in person at the
Passport Office or send the requested, notarized,
documentation by mail. The documents needed are the
Passport which is due to expire;
passport-size photographs, in color with the subject
facing the camera;
Italian male citizens between the ages of 17 and 45
must also provide documentation indicating their
status in regard to military service;
of Alien Registration card (green card) or the US
filled application for issuance or renewal of passport
signatures, passport pictures, and photocopies of requested documentation
MUST BE NOTARIZED by a public notary if application is
turned in by mail
the applicant wishes to have his new/renewed passport
mailed back, HE MUST PROVIDE A SELF ADDRESSED
PRE-STAMPED ($4,50) ENVELOPE.
Passport fees are subject to change every 3 months.
January 1st to March 31, 2006
$55.30 for a new passport with one year tax included
$48.30 a renewal passport with one year tax included
$48.30 for each additional year
Payment in person can be made by cash or money order
only (no personal checks or credit cards will be
accepted). Applications turned in by mail must be
paid with MONEY ORDER only.
Italian Passport is renewable only up to 10 years from
the initial date of issue.
If the person requesting the passport has minor
children, the "Consent" of the other parent is
necessary, even in the case of a divorce, separation or
cohabitation and must be notarized by a public notary if
not signed in front of a consular officer. The applicant
must also provide birth certificate of the children
indicating the names of both parents.
person requesting the passport is a minor (less than 18
years of age) the "Consent" of both parents,
even if divorced or separated, is necessary.
also apply for an individual passport.
applicant is not a resident of this Consular
jurisdiction, the granting or renewal of a passport is
subject to the approval of:
Questura (Police Office) in
Italian Embassy or Consulate holding jurisdiction.
AND STOLEN PASSPORTS
citizens who lose or have their passports stolen must
file a report with the Police District where the
incident occurred. Italian citizens who are legal
residents of the
may apply for a duplicate. Citizens residing in
may apply for a travel document valid only for re-entry
cases, you must come personally to the Consular Office
with the following documents:
Two passport photographs (2x2 inches in size,
identical, full face, front view)
Copy of the police report
Valid identification document