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Assistance to citizens abroad

Consular assistance is intended for Italian citizens who are in a temporary situation of difficulty and/or need.

Consular assistance may be:

  • Sanitary;
  • Economical;
  • Repatriation, medical repatriation and repatriation of corpses;
  • Consular protection, legal issues and child abduction;
  • National research abroad;

To request assistance please send a detailed request to

  • Type of consular assistance required
  • Copy of the Italian identity document
  • Phone number
  • Address of residence
  • Documentation to support the request for assistance
  • Names, addresses and e-mails of family members to refer to

The social assistance service is intended for Italian citizens who are in a situation of destitution; The Consular Chancellery also provides assistance for probate procedures opened abroad.