From whom can the certificate of free status be requested
The certificate of free status can be requested by anyone in any Italian municipality, provided that the personal data of the physical subject on whom the document is to be obtained is known and provided that the aforementioned subject has residence and has been registered in an Italian municipality.
To request the certificate of free status, you just need to fill in the form by entering the following information:
- first name;
- date of birth;
- City of residence;
- Province of residence.
What does the free status certificate contain
The data contained in the certificate of free status are:
- Name and surname;
- Tax ID code;
- Date of birth;
- Municipality and province of residence
- Residential address.
- Free (civil) status of the person (e.g. unmarried/single-widower/widow-divorced/divorced)
The certificate of free status is the declaration in which the public official ascertains the absence of marriage ties (the free status) of a specific natural person residing in an Italian municipality.
The document (certificate of free status) has the value of truthfulness and regularity of the information contained therein as signed by the municipal official and has unlimited value throughout the national territory.
NB the certificate of free status has a time value of six months from the moment of its issue, after this term, it will be necessary to request a new updated certificate of free status.
When to apply for the certificate of free status
To apply for the certificate of free status it is necessary:
- to contract marriage;
- to open the succession of a deceased spouse;
- requesting the certificate of free status is useful:
- to obtain a mortgage;
- to complete a real estate transaction;
- whenever official certification of the state of freedom (single/widowed/divorced) of an individual is requested.
The processing times for our certificates are approximately 15 working days and refer only to delivery via email.
The delivery of the document in paper format is managed by DHL or Poste Italiane to us, therefore, we do not assume any responsibility in case of delay or loss of the shipment of the document.