Brexit – The DEAL

Brexit - The DEAL

The Final Brexit Agreement: EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement Citizens on both sides of the channel were relieved that the Christmas Eve agreement avoided the feared no-deal exit which could have led to dire economic consequences.Β  The worst case scenario was avoided but much will change between theΒ  EU and UK, nonetheless. On January 1, 2021 the UK left the EU Single Market and Customs Union, as well as all EU policies and international agreements, putting an end to the

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Italian citizenship application: the new 48-month term

Italian citizenship application: the new 48-month term

Italian citizenship application: the “new” 48-month term Please send an email to citizenship@vademecumitalia.com and we will send you a quote for the assistance with your Italian citizenship application from day one to the day you will obtain your Italian passport. Many of our readers have asked us if the new 48-month term applies to new applications only or also to the ones submitted before the new law entered into force. Here’s what you need to know. Law no. 132 dated

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Italian citizenship application: the B1 language requirement

Italian citizenship application: the B1 language requirement

Italian citizenship application: the B1 language requirement Many of our readers have asked us if the B1 level knowledge of the Italian language is a requirement for all applications by marriage. Here’s what you need to know. If you applied before the new Law no. 132/2018 entered into force, or if you hold a long-term EU residency permit, you will not need to pass the language test. Art. 9.1-1 of Law no. 132 dated December 1, 2018 “Conversion into law,

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How can I know if my birth or marriage has been registered with the Comune di Roma?

How can I know if my birth or marriage has been registered with the Comune di Roma?

How can I know if my birth or marriage has been registered with the Comune di Roma? If you need assistance to verify if your birth or marriage has actually been transcribed into the registers of the Comune di Roma, please send an email to assistance@vademecumitalia.com or fill out the Contact us form with your information. We can let you know this extremely important information within a few hours. You proudly became an Italian citizen and your Italian Consulate informed

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Coronavirus in Italy: urgent measures to deal with the epidemiological emergency

Coronavirus in Italy: urgent measures to deal with the epidemiological emergency

Coronavirus in Italy: urgent measures to deal with the epidemiological emergency. The new Decree-Law no. 33 of 16 May 2020 In order to responsibly deal with Phase -2 of the COVID-19 epidemic (i.e., a period of ‘co-habitation ‘ with the virus), the Council of Ministers, upon proposal of President Giuseppe Conte and Health Minister Roberto Speranza, has approved a decree-law introducing further urgent measures to deal with the epidemiological emergency of COVID-19 (DECRETO-LEGGE 16 maggio 2020, n. 33 Ulteriori misure

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The New Property Tax on your Italian Real Estate is due on June 16th

The New Property Tax on your Italian Real Estate is due on June 16th

The New Property Tax on your Italian Real Estate is due on June 16th IMU. We can calculate the amount you have to pay for the year 2020 within the June deadline. Please send an email to assistance@vademecumitalia.com and we will send you a quote for the assistance. In Italy, there is a property tax that Real Estate owners have to pay every year, which is called IMU (Imposta Municipale Unica). If the owner does not pay this tax, the

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How to collect a birth certificate from Italy

How to collect a birth certificate from Italy

We can collect the birth certificate you need from any Italian Comune (Municipality). We will send you a scanned copy of the certificate as soon as we have it and also the paper copy via courier, if you want it. It usually takes us from 2 to 7 days to obtain the scanned copy of the birth certificate depending on the Comune. Please send an email to citizenship@vademecumitalia.com or a message on Whatsapp +39 3270037470 and we will send you a

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Coronavirus in Italy: the Decree of April 26 loosens up the restrictions

Coronavirus in Italy: the Decree of April 26 loosens up the restrictions

Coronavirus in Italy: the Decree of April 26 loosens up the restrictions Dear Readers, First of all, we hope that all of you are well and happy and–wherever you are in the world–are all able to deal with the coronavirus pandemic without overwhelming difficulties. Everyone in our Vademecum family is fine and despite being in different parts of the country, we manage to keep in touch through virtual reality. Being a virtuous group, we follow virtually all of the norms

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