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Citizenship through judiciary ruling on paternity/maternity

 

Citizenship through judiciary ruling on paternity/maternity

Citizenship through judiciary ruling on paternity/maternity refers to a child recognized or declared while a minor to be of Italian parentage. Persons of legal age recognised or declared as such must elect to become citizens within one year of that recognition. The following documentation must be annexed to the declaration:

  • Birth certificate;
  • Act of recognition or authenticated copy of the ruling on paternity/maternity, or of an authenticated copy of a ruling that declares a foreign ruling binding in Italy, or an uthenticated copy of a ruling acknowledging the right to child support or alimony;
  • Certification of parent(s)’ citizenship.

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