Getting Married in the Consular District of Florence

If you have read the general information regarding the marriage of U.S. citizens in Italy, you now know that you will need to:

  • obtain the “Dichiarazione Giurata” from the Consulate General Florence and have it legalized by the Legalization Office of the Florence Prefettura;
  • have the Dichiarazione Giurata legalized by the Legalization Office of the Florence Prefettura;
  • obtain the Atto Notorio, unless you already received it from the Italian Consulate in the U.S.;
  • schedule an appointment with the Marriage Office of the town hall where you will be married to present all of the required documents and to make the Declaration of Intention  to Marry;
  • once married, obtain the Apostille on your marriage certificate.

The following is the contact information for the various offices you will have to call and/or visit:

Consulate General Florence

Lungarno Vespucci, 38 – 50123 Florence
Telephone (switchboard): (+39) 055-266-951
Fax: (+39) 055-215-550

For general inquiries:
Telephone: (+39) 055-266-951 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm

To schedule a notarial appointment in Florence, click here.

For the Dichiarazione Giurata and Apostille:

Prefettura of Florence
Ufficio Legalizzazione
Via Giacomini 8
Telephone: (+39) 055-278-3781
Hours:  Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 11:00am and also on Thursday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Fax: (+39) 055-278-3715

For the Atto Notorio:

Florence Court House (Tribunale Ordinario)
Viale Giudoni, 61
Entrance B Floor 3 Room 102
Telephone: (+39) 055-799-6880; 055-799-6451
Hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 12:45pm and also on Tuesday from 3:00pm to 5:00pm; by appointment only. Inquiries Monday through Friday from 12:00pm to 2:00pm

For the Declaration of Intention to Marry:

Florence City Hall
Marriage Office
Palazzo Vecchio – Palazzo della Signoria
Telephone: (+39) 055-276-8518/8370/8291/8276/8026
Call Center: 055-055
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am- 1:00pm and also on Tuesday from 2:30pm to 5:00pm

The rental fee for the marriage hall can range from a minimum of €750 to a maximum of €5,000 depending on the season and the day of the week.