- emigration, which guarantee that the Italian ancestor does not acquire the foreign State of emigration’s citizenship, before the born of the interested descendent.
Also mother’s lineage passed down; however the mother imparts the Italian citizenship only to the children born after the 1st of January of 1948, the date in which the italian Constitution become law.
Underage children of Italian parents acquire the Italian citizenship from the birth without additional procedures. It is not necessary that the child lives in the Italian country.
The original documents produced abroad by foreign authorities must be:
- Legalized by the diplomatic Italian competent authority;
- Translate in Italian language. The translation have to be suitable with the foreign test by the Italian diplomatic authority, or by an Italian translator who given with an oath his/her official translation in front of the Cancelleria del Tribunale.