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I'm an AustralXXXXX XXXXXving in the USA with my Italian wife of nearly 2 years - December 2011.

What is the time period whereby I obtain an Italian passport whilst both of us are living outside of the country?

or would we need to be inside of Italy?
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According to l. 91 1992 as amended by l. 94 2009, if you reside abroad you can acquire Italian citizenship after three years from the day of your marriage.

If you have any child (even adopted) you can acquire Italian citizenship after 1 year and a half.

You can file your application to the closest Italian embassy or Consulate in your State of residence.

You should fill in the form that I am going to link you below pay 14,62 euro of "marca da bollo" plus 200€ of taxes.

http://www.cgil.lecco.it/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/ModelloA.pdf

Your application must include the reasons for claiming the right to Italian citizenship accompanied by the following documentation, duly legalized and translated:

birth certificate containing all pertinent data or, in the case of the documented impossibility of producing that, an affidavit issued by the diplomatic-consular authorities of the country of origin stating all exact personal data (name, surname, date and place of birth), as well as those of the father and mother of the applicant;

criminal record (or certified lack thereof) from country of origin and eventual third countries of residence;

certificate of history of legal residence in Italy (with affixed tax stamp);

marriage certificate issued the Italian city where the related marriage act was registered (non-certified or copy of marriage certificate);

legal certificate of citizenship of Italian spouse (with affixed tax stamp);

certificate of criminal record (or lack thereof) in Italy (with affixed tax stamp);

certificate of charges pending in Italy (or certified lack thereof) issued by the State Prosecutor’s Office at the court authorised for the area of residence of the applicant (with affixed tax stamp);

authenticated copy of residence permit (with affixed tax stamp);

copy of passport (with attached official translation in Italian, where the document does not contain data, in addition to the original language, also in English or French), authenticated by the diplomatic-consular mission of the State that issued it;

certificate of family status (with affixed tax stamp).

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T. De Pasquale
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Tiziana

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