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COVID-19: NEW URGENT MEASURES REGARDING CONSULAR SERVICES

Date:

10/07/2020


 COVID-19: NEW URGENT MEASURES REGARDING  CONSULAR SERVICES

Due to the worsening Covid-19 emergency, this Consulate General is forced to once again reduce access to its Offices.

In order to reduce the risk for users and staff, from October 15th all requests for legalizations and issuance of passports to minors under 12 years of age must be sent by mail according to the methods listed below.

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LEGALIZATIONS

Requests for the legalization of signatures of notaries on powers of attorney, signatures of lawyers on powers of attorney, signatures of official translators must include:

  • Original of the document to be legalized,
  • Copy of the applicant's passport,
  • “Express Post” prepaid envelope,
  • Money order (bank or postal) for the payment of consular fees of $ 38 CAD for each document to be legalized.

Shipping address

Consulate General of Italy in Montreal
Legalization section
3489 Drummond Street
Montreal, QC
H3G 1X6

Requests for legalization for Civil Status Records should include:

  • Original of the Deed;
  • Duly completed transcription request;
  • Copy of the applicant’s passport (in the case of a minor, copy of the parents’ passport);
  • Money order (bank or postal) for the payment of consular fees of $ 18 CAD for each document to be legalized.

Shipping address:

Consulate General of Italy in Montreal
Civil Status Section
3489 Drummond Street
Montreal, QC
H3G 1X6

ISSUANCE OF PASSPORTS

People over 12 years of age must continue to appear in person at the Consulate General for the acquisition of fingerprints and to collect the passport.

Children under the age of 12 will be exempted from showing up and must send by mail:

  • Original of the passport request form, duly completed and signed by both parents;
  • Copy of valid identity documents of parents complete with photo, showing personal data, handwritten signature and issuing authority;
  • Copy of the passport of the minor, if it exists, showing personal data and the issuing authority;
  • Two recent identical photographs (max 1 year), European passport size (40-45 mm high by 32-35 mm wide, on white background, front facing with neutral expression),
  • “Express Post” prepaid envelope,
  • Mandate for the payment of the consular collection of $ 182 CAD.

Regarding signing for consent:

  • If the parents are Italian or EU citizens they will be able to sign for consent on the application form. They must send a copy of their passports showing their personal data, their signature and the issuing authority;
  • If one of the two parents is not a EU citizen, he/she must sign in person. To this end and provided with a proof of identity, he/she must present himself/herself:

- at this Consulate General if he/she resides in our Circumscription;
- At a Municipal Office (Comune) or a police precinct (Questura) by place of residence if he/she lives in Italy;
- At our Diplomatic or Consular presentation by territory if he/she lives in another country.

Address for shipping:

Consulate General of Italy in Montreal
Passport Service
3489 Drummond Street
Montreal, QC
H3G 1X6


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