Italian Citizenship through Grand Parent

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Italian Citizenship through Grand Parent

Postby dave_g » 06 May 2003, 03:21

:?: My grandfather was born in Italy. His wife was not. Their children(my parents) were born in Australia and are Australian Citizens. Would anyone know off hand if I would be elegible for Italian Citizenship?

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Postby ptimber » 06 May 2003, 04:04

Italian laws for citizenship appear to be different for North and South America. Consequently there may be unique situations for OZX. I would strongly suggest that you contact the Italian embassy or consulate nearest your home for instructions in filing for citizernship..Perhaps going in person and making an inquiry at such a place,.if convenient ,may be helpful as well. Peter NYC
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Postby dave_g » 06 May 2003, 05:47

ptimber wrote:Italian laws for citizenship appear to be different for North and South America. Consequently there may be unique situations for OZX. I would strongly suggest that you contact the Italian embassy or consulate nearest your home for instructions in filing for citizernship..Perhaps going in person and making an inquiry at such a place,.if convenient ,may be helpful as well. Peter NYC


Thanks for your quick reply. I was wondering if anyone knew this from experience.

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Postby ptimber » 06 May 2003, 13:56

There is no one I know who has had any experience with OZ citizens requesting Italian citizenship (EU citizenship). What seems to be the problem when contacting the Italian embassy in Canberra can give you all the answers ??? Peter
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Postby ptimber » 06 May 2003, 15:15

There is an american residing in Italy who acquired italian citizenship while staying in Italy based upon what Italian law fopr those eligibile for italian citizenship from north America. Do you want to contact him dirtectly?Peter
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Postby dave_g » 07 May 2003, 01:26

ptimber wrote:There is no one I know who has had any experience with OZ citizens requesting Italian citizenship (EU citizenship). What seems to be the problem when contacting the Italian embassy in Canberra can give you all the answers ??? Peter


Thanks Peter. As stated, my intention is to see if anyone knows from experience.
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Postby ptimber » 07 May 2003, 02:02

experience from Australia or experience from USA?? Please specify. Peter
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Postby dave_g » 09 May 2003, 01:06

ptimber wrote:experience from Australia or experience from USA?? Please specify. Peter


Anyone that knows this from experience, regardless of location.
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Postby ptimber » 09 May 2003, 02:00

You did not explain sufficiently but know you have. There is a gentlmen who is a USC and who acquired Italian citizenship. He has given permission to contact him as Tuscany724@yahoo.com and his name is J.Raffa. Lots of luck. Peter
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