How can an Argentinian get married in Italy

How can an Argentinian get married in Italy

A foreign couple getting legally married in Cortina in front of the "Cinque Torri".

Certificate of “NULLA OSTA” for marriage at the Argentinian Consulate in Rome


To obtain the Certificate of Single Status (Nulla Osta for Marriage), it is imperative to schedule an appointment and appear at this General Consulate with the following documents:

  • Argentine National Identity Document (D.N.I.) (refer to http://www.nuevodni.gov.ar/)
  • Valid Argentine Passport (must not be expired)
  • 100 euros (40 euros for the Single Status Certificate, plus 60 euros for the legalization of the applicant’s signature)
    PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE USING DEBIT CARD
  • Photocopy of the valid Identification Document of the prospective spouse (Italian Identity Card or passport). Note: The “Italian Driving License” is not recognized as a valid identification document.
  • Provide full names of the prospective in-laws

The “Nulla Osta” certificate is issued and delivered on the same day.

  • In the event the applicant is divorced:
    Beyond the aforementioned requirements, the Original Marriage Certificate with an endorsed Divorce Decree is essential. The Marriage Certificate must bear the Apostille Stamp of the Hague Convention to be valid in Italy.
  • In the event the applicant is widowed:

In addition to the previously mentioned requirements, it’s mandatory to present the Death Certificate of the spouse, duly legalized with the Apostille Stamp of the Hague Convention.

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Certificate of “NULLA OSTA” for marriage at the Argentinian Consulate in Milan

Of course, here’s the revised translation:

“Nulla Osta”

The requirements for obtaining the “Nulla Osta” are:

  • For the applicant:
  • Birth certificate (with details of both parents), legalized with the “Hague Apostille” (Legalization Department – Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Arenales 819, First Basement Floor – Buenos Aires City)
  • Valid Argentine Passport.
  • National ID (D.N.I.).
    For minors, the issuance of parental authorization is a mandatory requirement, or a notarized copy of the emancipation certificate is needed.


The fee is €100, payable by debit or credit card (excluding Amex).
Delivery of the “Nulla Osta”: same day.

P.S.: If the applicant is divorced, they must present their marriage certificate with a marginal note/transcription of the divorce, legalized with the “Hague Apostille” (Legalization Department – Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Arenales 819, First Basement Floor – Buenos Aires City).

Certificate of “NULLA OSTA” for marriage at the Argentinian Consulate in Rome


To obtain a Certificate of Bachelorhood (“Nulla Osta for Marriage”), you must schedule an appointment and present yourself at this General Consulate with the following documents:

  • Argentinian National Identity Document (D.N.I.) (see http://www.nuevodni.gov.ar/)
  • Valid Argentinian Passport (it must not be expired)
  • 100 euros (40 euros for the Certificate of Bachelorhood, plus 60 euros for the legalization of the interested party’s signature)
    PAYMENT IS MADE WITH A DEBIT CARD (BANCOMAT)
  • Photocopy of the valid identity document of the future spouse (Italian Identity Card or passport). It is noted that the “Italian Driving License is not recognized as an identity document.
  • Indicate the full names of the future in-laws

The “Nulla Osta” certificate is made and delivered on the same day.

  • In case the applicant is divorced:

In addition to the requirements mentioned above, the original Marriage Certificate with the Divorce Decree noted in the marginal annotation is required. The Marriage Certificate must have the Apostille Seal of the Hague Convention to be valid in Italy.

  • In case the applicant is widowed:

All the previous requirements are needed, and in addition, the Death Certificate of the spouse properly legalized with the Apostille Seal of the Hague Convention must be presented.

A newlywed couple running together on Cadni di Miusrina.

Who will be your Counselors

Lawyers talking inside their law firm

Our firm’s specialized legal consultation services are designed to assist you in successfully meeting these requirements, thereby facilitating the legal recognition of your marriage in both Italy and the U.S.

Due to our experience in law firms and the foreign offices of the Italian public administration, we gained significant expertise in Consular affairs, and we are trained to solve the most complicated procedure such as:

1) Nulla osta process, legalization procedure, Court hearings for the refusal of the town hall when there documents missing , legal translation, apostille procedure, emergency procedure for legalization.

2) Same-sex couples that want to celebrate a civil union in Italy as in their country the union is forbidden;

3) Couples that come from countries where divorce is not allowed;

4) Italians living abroad registered at AIRE that need to recover their document to start the marriage banns in the Italian Consulate;

5) Assistance with people that come from countries that do not release the nulla osta;

6) American and Australian couples who needs assistance with “atto notorio” in an Italian Court or the Italian Consulate in the USA or Australia.

7) People with refugee status who have requested asylum in Italy.

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