Celebration of weddings for not resident American citizens

Celebration of weddings for not resident American citizens

Ufficio: Civil Status - Wedding office - U.O.C. Matrimoni, Unioni Civili e Divorzi -
Referente: Responsible of the procedure: Maria Cristina Cini
Responsabile: Responsible of the organizational unit: Resp. P.O. Valeria Gandolfo
Indirizzo: Palazzo Vecchio - Piazza Signoria
Tel: +39 055 2768370 - 2768211
Fax: +39 055 2616715
E-mail: matrimoni@pec.comune.fi.it
Orario di apertura: Monday, Tuesday and Friday 8.30 a.m. to 1.00 a.m.; Thursday 2,30 p.m. to 5,00 p.m.

Requisiti del richiedente

Requirements:

Being an American citizens, not living and not resident in Italy

As written in Deliberazione n. 373, approved 25/11/2014, Saturday weddings are reserved for residents of Florence or those that are registered in A.I.R.E. in the Comune di Firenze. 

Modalità di richiesta

 

The wedding’s date, as well as the date of the declaration, must be personally requested at the office or booked by phone. The reservation of the wedding’s date can be made starting from 6 months prior to the wished wedding’s date.

 

It is compulsory to send by fax or by e-mail the attached Information Note

The weddings may be celebrated in:

PALAZZO VECCHIO:

Sala Rossa . Sala  di Lorenzo . Salone de' Cinquecento

COMPLESSO GIARDINO DELLE ROSE - Viale G. Poggi, n.2

MUSEO COMUNALE BARDINI - Via dei Renai, n. 37

VILLA VOGEL - (sede Consiglio Circoscrizionale n. 4) - Via delle Torri, n. 23

The calendar and the rates are attached

 

 

 

 

 

Documentazione da presentare

Required Documents:

 

1- Sworn declaration issued by the American Consulate in Italy stating that there is no legal impediment of any kind to the celebration of the marriage in Italy according to the laws of the United States. The American Consulate must certify the identity and the citizenship of the spouse. The Consul’s signature must be legalised by the competent Italian Prefecture (in Florence Via Giacomini, 8 – open Monday through Friday from 09.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. On Thursday also open from 02.00 p.m. to 04.00 p.m. – Tel: 055/ 27 831; bring a revenue stamp of € 16,00 with you).

2 -  Documents released by the qualified American authorities certifying that there is no impediment of any kind to the celebration of the wedding. If the spouse can not provide these documents he/she must present, besides the sworn declaration according to point 1, an acknowledgment deed (meaning a sworn declaration released by two witnesses requested by the spouse) to be issued by a competent Italian Authority (Italian Consulate, Chancellor of the Court, Notary). The deed must state that there is no impediment of any kind according to the Laws of the United States to the marriage ( in Florence - Florence Judiciary Court – Viale Guidoni, n. 61. Appointment is required  tel. 055 7996510). For divorced women or widows the date of the divorce, or husband’s death, is also necessary. If the date is not indicated in the sworn statement or in the affidavit, it is necessary a copy of the divorce sentence or death certificate translated and certified.

3 - Women who have been divorced or widowed for less than 300 days need an Authorization by the Court of Justice (Florence Judiciary Court – Viale Guidoni, n. 61) certified by the Appeal Court of Florence (Viale Guidoni, n. 61 - Florence).

4 - Minors between 16 and 18 years of age need a permission released by the Minor Judiciary Court (Via della Scala, 81 – Florence) to be admitted to the marriage, which must be certified by the Appeal Court of Florence (Viale Guidoni, n. 61 - Florence).

 

All these documents must be provided to the Municipal Wedding Office at least 4 days before the already booked day of marriage. In order to fasten the procedure it is possible to send the documents in advance by fax or by e-mail, attaching a photocopy of the identification document.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iter procedura

 

 

Procedures

 

It is necessary to declare the inexistence of any impediment to the celebration of the marriage as to articles n: 85, 86, 87 n. 1-2-4, 88 and 89 of the Italian Civil Code. This declaration is released in the Wedding Office, without witnesses but with a translator if necessary, at least 2 days before the wedding’s day, and it is necessary to book the date and hour in advance. Everybody must bring a valid I.D.

 

 

According to article 116 of the Italian Civil Code banns are not published.

 

 

 

 

Two witnesses are required for the celebration of the wedding (one for each spouse) and they must have a valid I.D. with them.

 

 

It the spouses don’t speak Italian they must have an interpreter (with a valid I.D. document) assisting them during the ceremony.

 

 

The wedding office does not provide any interpreter.

 

 

 The officer of the registry office is in charge of the final act.

Costi

Costs:

The payment of the wedding fee may be made by:

- credit card, using our secure ONLINE payment (please follow the link at the end of this page);

- bank transfer: our bank is Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze
SWIFT code is CRFIIT3F   and IBAN code is IT20X0616002832000000161C01
headed to Comune di Firenze Direzione Servizi Demografici;

- postal c/c 159509 headed to Comune di Firenze Direzione Servizi Demografici.

PLEASE SEND BY FAX 39 055 2616715  OR E-MAIL matrimoni@pec.comune.fi.it COPY OF THE RECEIPT FOR YOUR PAYMENT , ONE WEEK BEFORE THE WEEDING DATE

In case of cancellation of the wedding ceremony, the fees already paid will not be refunded.

Informazioni

Information:

U.S.A. Consulate in Italy: Florence 39 055 266951

Avvertenze

AVVERTENZE PER LA COMPILAZIONE DEI MODULI:

a) i moduli sono predisposti per la compilazione on line ma non per la firma digitale;
b) la firma deve essere apposta in forma "autografa" sul modulo compilato e stampato;
c) per la trasmissione telematica digitalizzare il modulo compilato e firmato e inviarlo insieme alla copia di un documento di identità valido;
d) i dati obbligatori sono segnalati da campi con cornice rossa.

Ultimo aggiornamento: Venerdì, 17 Febbraio 2017

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