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29 March 2017
Attribuzione del cognome materno: sentenza della Corte Costituzionale n. 286/2016

La Corte Costituzionale con sentenza n. 286 del l’8 novembre – 21 dicembre 2016, pubblicata nella G.U. 1^ serie speciale – Corte Costituzionale n. 52 del 28 dicembre 2016, ha dichiarato l’illegittimità costituzionale delle norme che non consentono ai genitori, di comune accordo, di trasmettere al figlio, al momento della nascita, anche il cognome materno, […]

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8 February 2017
Italy’s Manifesto for its mandate as a UN Security Council member

Italy’s Manifesto for its mandate as a member of the Security Council of the UN.

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8 February 2017
BC Wilfire and evacuation resources

For updated information related to wildfire and evacuation resources in British Columbia, the Provincial government has provided the following website: While many tourist areas remain accessible to the public, all turists are asked to consult the website indicated above for current developments on the emergency situation.  

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11 January 2017
Dual citizens need a valid Canadian passport to travel

As of November, 2016, Canadian citizens travelling abroad need a valid Canadian passport. Similar provisions already existed for Italian citizens. Therefore, if you are a dual citizen, both Canadian and Italian, and want to travel between Italy and Canada, you will need to have BOTH passports for your trip. Be prepared! For more info on […]

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27 October 2016
Important: booking appointments with our visa office

The online booking procedure for Schengen visas at the Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver is carried out exclusively through the Consulate’s website and is FREE OF CHARGE. To book your visa interview appointment now, please click here. Any future applicants are kindly advised interviews tend to be booked solid 6 to 8 weeks in […]

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18 March 2013

Please be advised that, starting March 24th and until June 30th 2014, foreign students can submit to the Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver pre-enrollment applications according to the following procedures:  In order to apply in due time, please be advised that the procedure will take at least 15 days.    

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8 April 2009
Notice to Italian citizens registered in AIRE: Comunicating your email address to the Consulate General

Please be aware that, in order to receive updates from this Consulate General, we need to know your email address.   For further information please refer to the Italian version of this page.  

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