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Italian citizenship by descent (jure sanguinis) - new requirements and submitting procedure.

Date:

01/05/2021


Italian citizenship by descent (jure sanguinis) - new requirements and submitting procedure.

Starting from December 21th, 2020 both requirements and procedures for submitting applications for recognition of Italian citizenship by descent (jure sanguinis) have changed.

You can apply only if you are:

  • a Canadian citizen permanent resident of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and the Yukon;
  • a non-Canadian citizen in possession of a valid Permanent Resident Card and permanent resident of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and the Yukon.

Applications cannot be presented by mail anymore. To apply you must book an appointment through the online booking system (click here) and submit in person all the required documentation at the Vancouver Citizenship Office.
If the documentation is incomplete the application will not be accepted and applicant will have to book a new appointment through the online booking system.
Applications submitted by mail will be rejected.

Click here for more info on new requirements and how to apply.


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