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efyfield
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Italian Birth Certificates

Postby efyfield » 27 May 2011, 13:24

Anyone know a good place to get a Italian Birth certificate?

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Re: Italian Birth Certificates

Postby johnnyonthespot » 27 May 2011, 13:52

You write to the comune, in italian, where the birth occured, giving as much information as possible; at the least, full name, year of birth, parent's names if known. Include a copy of your identification if possible (some comuni demand this, others not so much) and a self-addressed (don't forget "Stati Uniti d'America - USA" on the final line) but not stamped envelope.

Documents are nearly always provided free of charge; wait time varies from a few weeks to several months.

If you give us the name of the comune, we can give you the address to write to as well as several sample letters.
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Re: Italian Birth Certificates

Postby adelfio » 27 May 2011, 15:01

Also Family History Library has microfilms of italian records for alot of towns
Ordering films
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Orderi ... ory_Center
Family History Center Locator
http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library ... et_fhc.asp
About Italian records
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Italy_ ... al_Records
That should start should off in the right direction for searching for records. Do you know what town your relatives are from there might access to recordss online..........

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