Registry Italians residing abroad (A.I.R.E.)

The Register of Italians residing abroad (A.I.R.E.) was established by Law 27 October 1988, n. 470 and contains the data of Italian citizens residing abroad for a period exceeding twelve months. It is managed by the municipalities on the basis of data and information from the consular representations abroad.

The all’A.I.R.E enrollment. is a right and duty of the citizen (Art. 6 Law 470/1988) and is a prerequisite for use of a number of services provided by the consular representations abroad, as well as execution of important rights, such as:

  • the opportunity to vote for political elections and referendum to match the country of residence, and for the election of Italian representatives to the European Parliament in polling stations set up by the diplomatic and consular network in the countries belonging all’U.E.;
  • the possibility of obtaining the issue or renewal of identity and travel documents and certifications;
  • the possibility of renewing a driver’s license (only in extra U.E countries);

For more information: Registry Italians residing abroad (A.I.R.E.)