Authentication of copies, subscriptions, photographs.
It is a service which demonstrates the authenticity of a photography, a signature, the copy of a document.
Where can I find this service? At the municipal Registry Office (Ufficio Anagrafe del Comune) and the former District offices (ex sedi Circoscrizioni) during the opening hours.
The citizens can use this service to: Authenticate the COPY of a document through the attestation of compliance with the original and it is done by an officeholder in charge for it.
The citizen can authenticate copies of acts and documents by presenting the original together with the copies to be authenticated.
The authenticated copy has the same validity as the original document.
The COPY can be authenticated by the officeholder who issued it, registered the original or to whom it is necessary to present the document.
The COPY can be authenticated also by a NOTARY, a MUNICIPAL SECRETARY or by another OFFICER appointed by the Mayor.
How to get an AUTHENTICATED COPY? It is necessary to present the original document, the copy to be authenticated and an ID card.
It is possible to apply for the authentication also by a person delegated and at a district which is not the one of residence.
Authenticate the SUBSCRIPTION (signature) in the footnote of a document, an act, a declaration means to legalize it because it is put by the person concerned upon identification in the presence of the public employee.
The copy can be authenticated also by a Notary, a Clerk of the court, a Municipal Secretary or by another officer appointed by the Mayor.
It is necessary to go in person with an ID card. The person concerned must be sane and own a valid ID card.
PLEASE NOTICE: It is no longer necessary to authenticate the signatures on the applications for the Public Administration or public services.
Authenticate PHOTOGRAPHS which need to be legalized, as passports, carry permits, hunting and fishing licences, driving licences or in the cases provided for by law.
The photographs can be authenticated only in the presence of the person concerned.
The authentication of a minor’s photography in order to drive mopeds (from 14 to 15 years old) is allowed just if the minor is accompanied by a parent or a legal representative.
How to get the authentication?
PHOTOGRAPHS: It is necessary to present in person the photography which needs to be authenticated and a valid ID card.
The authentication of a minor’s photography is allowed only if he/she is accompanied by a parent or a legal representative.
The authentication of a photography is always made in unstamped paper.