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AIRE Resgistry of Italians Residing Abroad 
1900 Avenue of the Stars Suite 1250
Los Angeles, CA 90067

For general information please consult the following link of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (text only in Italian)

PLEASE NOTE: Any service provided by this Consulate General may be accessed and/or requested directly by the Italian national. This Consulate General has not granted any exclusive authorizations to submit and/or complete paperwork on behalf of an applicant to any intermediaries.  

Law no. 470/1988 states that all Italian citizens who intend to live abroad for a minimum of 12 months must register in A.I.R.E. (Registry of Italian Nationals residing abroad) within 90 days of arriving in their country of destination. Even those who emigrated before this law went into effect must register. 

Application for registration with the A.I.R.E. can be made (by an individual Italian citizen and family members) through the Italian Consulate in the country of residence. A.I.R.E. registration is necessary for all registry-related procedures and in order to obtain any and all documents and certificates issued by the Consulate as well as requests for passport renewal or issuance.

Registration permits the exercise of all the rights and duties of a citizen depending on each individual situation. An Italian citizen registered in the A.I.R.E. will be deleted from the ASL (Local Health Insurance System in Italy).

To register in A.I.R.E., proceed as follows:
- Fill out and complete the A.I.R.E. application form;
- Sign and date the form in the appropriate space;
- Attach a photocopy of the following documents:

  1. For Italian Citizens:
    - Italian Passport  if possible (pages with photograph and relevant data);
    - Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) or valid US Visa if available:
    - Verification of the address in our jurisdiction (for example: driver license with the actual address or utility bill). 

  2. For Dual citizens:
    - Italian passport if possible;
    - Copy of the US passport if possible ;
    - Copy of Certificate of naturalization (when foreign citizenship is acquired after birth) if possible; 
    - Verification of address in our jurisdiction (for example: driver license with the actual address or utility bill).

The above documentation must be included for each Italian family member requesting A.I.R.E. registration.

If you are not coming in person at the Consulate, the application form as well as all required documents can be sent by US mail or via email at  to the address of the Consulate, as specified above.

Applications, which are illegible, not signed, partially complete or lacking the required documentation will not be accepted and will be returned to the

Upon determining eligibility to register in the A.I.R.E., this Office will forward the application directly to the appropriate town in Italy (last town of established residence or where your birth certificate has been sent for registration).

The applicant will be removed from the Resident Population Registry (A.P.R.) and entered in the Registry of Italian Nationals Residing Abroad (A.I.R.E.).

Registration with AIRE can, therefore, be done in the absence of any direct initiative on the part of the citizen concerned, who will, however, be notified of the fact by means of an administrative act of the municipality.

Update AIRE Information 
The Italian citizen is obliged to notify his/her municipality of origin of any and all changes in civil status (birth, marital status, divorce, death, change of name), citizenship and address. The italian citizen must communicate and update their residency with their Comune only and exclusively through this Consulate General.

Transfer from another Consulate Jurisdiction
In case of transfer of residence from another Consular Jurisdiction, it is necessary to fill out the same application form linked above and add all required documents in order to be registered with this Consulate General.

Please note that transferring an AIRE registration from a different Consular jurisdiction does not transfer automatically also the “Prenota Online Account” (online appointment system). To transfer the aforesaid account it is necessary to log into the site where the previous AIRE registration was created and click on “Change Sede” to select this Consulate General.

Transfer to another Consulate jurisdiction 
We inform that it is necessary to establish contact promptly with the competent Consulate or Embassy of your country or area of destination in order to know the procedure of registration and communicate the change of Consular jurisdiction to the Italian municipality. 

Change of address inside the Consular jurisdiction 
Notifying the Consulate of changes regarding address is necessary to receive immediate communication of electoral convocations. 
You have to communicate via mail or e-mail, enclosing a copy of your Italian passport or US driver's license:

- Personal data (First and last name, place and date of birth);
- E-mail and telephone number;
- Complete new and old address;
- Which family member the address change is for. 

In case some of the family members will not move with you, please let us know their address. 

Pelase send us an email specifying: 
- Date of repatriation; 
- Which Italian city you will reside in and the address; 
- Which family members are repatriating with you