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Thanksgiving Message from Robert S. Needham, U.S. Consul General in Milan November 2020

Thanksgiving Message from Robert S. Needham, U.S. Consul General in Milan November 2020

Thanksgiving Message from Robert S. Needham, U.S. Consul General in Milan, for EasyMilano.com, November 2020 On behalf of everyone at the U.S. Consulate General in Milan, it is a great pleasure for me to wish the readers of Easy Milano a very happy Thanksgiving.  For my family, like for so many of you, this is […] Read More

A message from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador – British Embassy Rome

A message from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador – British Embassy Rome

Issue No. 21 Friday 20 November 2020 To UK nationals in Italy, There have been some important recent announcements from the UK on healthcare, and I want to update you as a UK national living in Italy on your rights to access healthcare here. I would also like to provide a brief update to UK […] Read More

Message for U.S. Citizens: Runoff Elections in Georgia & Louisiana

Message for U.S. Citizens: Runoff Elections in Georgia & Louisiana

Calling All Georgia & Louisiana State Voters Living Abroad If you are registered to vote in the State of Georgia or in the 5th Congressional District of Louisiana, we encourage you to participate in the upcoming runoff elections.   More information on the runoff elections in Georgia can be found here: https://www.fvap.gov/georgia and in Louisiana here: https://www.fvap.gov/louisiana. Remember U.S. […] Read More

Answering Questions for UK Nationals Moving to Italy

Answering Questions for UK Nationals Moving to Italy

A message from British Embassy Rome Thank you to everyone who joined our latest Q & A event for UK nationals. We focused our session on those newly arrived in Italy or thinking of moving to Italy. FAQs about Living in Italy You can find below a selection of the questions raised as well as […] Read More

A message from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador – British Embassy Rome

A message from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador – British Embassy Rome

Issue No. 20 Wednesday 21 October 2020 To British Nationals in Italy, I want to update you on the latest Italian government measures related to Covid-19. And to provide a reminder on Citizens’ Rights of the key actions we are advising UK nationals to take before the end of this year. I also want to […] Read More

South Africa updated list of high risk countries, Italy is on the list

South Africa updated list of high risk countries, Italy is on the list

Just days after the announcement that South Africa was open for business made by the South African Consulate General of Milan, an updated list of high risk countries has been issued and Italy is now on the list. Italian citizens and permanent residents of Italy are not allowed to enter South Africa for tourism or […] Read More

Welcome U.S. Consul General in Milan, Robert Needham

Welcome U.S. Consul General in Milan, Robert Needham

Easy Milano would like to extend a warm welcome to Consul General Robert Needham who has taken office early this month at the U.S. Consulate in Milan. We wish you all the best and support you in all efforts of your diplomatic mission. Robert Needham, Consul General of U.S. Consulate General in Milan, Italy Consul […] Read More

Live Q&A Facebook Session for “New Arrivals to Italy”

Live Q&A Facebook Session for “New Arrivals to Italy”

Are you a UK national recently arrived in Italy? The British Embassy Rome with the participation of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will be holding a live Q & A session on facebook on Tuesday 20 October at 17:30. The session will be aimed at people who have just moved to Italy. You can post a […] Read More

South African borders opened for business

South African borders opened for business

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON VISA INFORMATION A Message from Consular OfficeSouth African Consulate General Dear All, Kindly note that we have just been informed that all visa exemptions that were withdrawn, have now been re-instated. Thus NO visa is required for travellers from: USA, UK, France; Spain; Italy; Germany; Portugal; Singapore; South Korea; Iran & Hong Kong, […] Read More

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Milan, Italy

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Milan, Italy

Location: French Consulate Milan – Intersection of Via Moscova and Via Turati Event:  A demonstration against the French government will occur on October 2, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. and is scheduled to conclude at 2:00 p.m.  Demonstrators will gather near the French Consulate Building at the intersection of Via Moscova and Via Turati.  Police expect between […] Read More

Americans Are Invited To A Virtual Voting Assistance Event

Americans Are Invited To A Virtual Voting Assistance Event

EVENT:  September 30, 2020, from 18:30 – 19:30 Virtual event on Zoom The U.S. Consulate General in Milan, in conjunction with the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), is hosting a virtual voting assistance event for U.S. citizens in Italy.  We will provide information on the absentee voting process and other consular services and answer some frequently asked […] Read More

Readout of Residency and Registration FaceBook live event

Readout of Residency and Registration FaceBook live event

Thank you to everyone who joined our Facebook live event last week on residency and registration. Our panel included Greta Nonni of the International Organisation for Migration. IOM is our UK Nationals Support Fund implementing partner in Italy and are providing support to UK nationals in registering. We’ve included a selection of the questions raised […] Read More

U.S. Consulate General in Milan Notarial Services Are Now Available

U.S. Consulate General in Milan Notarial Services Are Now Available

The U.S. Consulate General in Milan is pleased to announce that routine notarial services are now available.  The Consular Section has limited capacity for notarial appointments, so please be patient if your preferred date is not available.  Visit https://it.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/notarial-services/ to schedule an appointment. The Consular Agencies in Venice and Genoa also offer notarial services – please contact the agency […] Read More

Readout of Future Mobility and Travel FaceBook live event

Readout of Future Mobility and Travel FaceBook live event

Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for our live Q & A event on ‘Future Travel and Mobility’. You’ll find below and here on our Facebook page a selection of some of the questions raised. Please look out for our next session coming soon on residency and registration. I live in the UK but […] Read More

Voting information for American Citizens Abroad

Voting information for American Citizens Abroad

Voting assistance for Service members, their families, and overseas citizensAbsentee Voting Overview Americans can vote. Wherever they are. FVAP – Federal Voting Assistance Program FVAP encourages the use of the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to start the absentee voting process as it is standardized for use across all states and will extend your eligibility […] Read More

Live Q & A Session with British Embassy Rome, 27 August 2020

Live Q & A Session with British Embassy Rome, 27 August 2020

UK National living in Italy? Do you have a question about your future travel and movement rights after the end of the transition period? The British Embassy Rome is hosting its next live Q & A session on Thursday 27 August between 17:00 – 18:00. During this time you can post a question about travel and […] Read More

U.K. Government Offers Assistance to Expats Living in Italy

U.K. Government Offers Assistance to Expats Living in Italy

UK GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES INFORMATION CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT UK NATIONALS IN ITALY ·       The UK Government’s Foreign Office launches a vital information campaign targeting more than one million Brits across Europe with support and advice on steps to protect their rights after the transition period ends on 31 December ·       The Foreign Office will also offer assistance to those […] Read More

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy Rome

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy Rome

Issue No. 19 – Thursday 30 July 2020 To British Nationals in Italy, Before many of us take a summer break with our friends and families, I wanted to provide a further update on Italy’s implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement and your citizens’ rights. Over the last few months, I and my team have engaged […] Read More

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy (2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy (2020)

All Health Alert bulletins are from the U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy. For further information see embassy and consulate contact details at the end of the page. Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy (Nov. 5, 2020) Communications from the U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy (November 5, 2020) for all U.S. citizens living in Italy or planning […] Read More

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy Rome

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy Rome

Issue No. 18 Tuesday 09 June 2020 To British Nationals in Italy, I wanted to take this opportunity to provide information on recent changes to the measures in place in Italy to manage the Covid-19 health emergency and the new entry requirements in the UK, as well as to update you on the implementation of the […] Read More

Information Guide for UK nationals living in Italy

Information Guide for UK nationals living in Italy

Dear UK National in Italy, We are pleased to inform you that the British Embassy in Rome and the British Consulate in Milan have produced anew Information Guide for UK nationals living in Italy. It provides details on how to regulate your status here in Italy before the end of the transition period and on the […] Read More

FAQs on the Italian Government’s Phase 2

FAQs on the Italian Government’s Phase 2

2020-05-04  The office of the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has published the English version of FAQs. View original CHANGES SINCE THE ORIGINAL 26 APRIL 2020 DECREE What’s new since the 26 April decree?The 26 April decree introduces, from the 4 May, a few new provisions, including for, example, the possibility of […] Read More

US Citizens – Absentee Voting Overview

US Citizens – Absentee Voting Overview

Start the process as soon as possible with an FPCA Most States require you to register to vote to start the absentee voting process. We encourage you use the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). The FPCA is a form you can use to register to vote and request absentee ballots for the year. We suggest that you […] Read More

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy Rome

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy Rome

Issue No. 17 Thursday 30 April 2020 To British Nationals in Italy, I wanted to take this opportunity to provide information on the measures still in place in Italy to manage the Covid-19 health emergency, as well as to update you on our work on citizens’ rights in Italy.  Coronavirus and Phase II The Italian […] Read More

IOM in Italy to support British Nationals who want to regulate their status in Italy

IOM in Italy to support British Nationals who want to regulate their status in Italy

Rome, 18 April 2020  – Supporting British Nationals with the necessary local procedures to obtain and maintain their right to be resident in Italy after the end of the transition period. This is the objective of a new programme launched by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) with funding from the UK Government. The British Embassy in Rome will be supporting IOM as it carries out this important work. The programme is part […] Read More

U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad

U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad

If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, the rules for filing income, estate, and gift tax returns and paying estimated tax are generally the same whether you are in the United States or abroad. Your worldwide income is subject to U.S. income tax, regardless of where you reside. When to FileIf you are […] Read More

Message for British Nationals in Italy from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador

Message for British Nationals in Italy from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador

To British Nationals in Italy, Coronavirus and local measures I know this is a worrying and difficult time for many of you. The Coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented situation and Italy has been hit hard. As you know, the Italian government introduced measures to limit the spread of the virus with schools, universities and most businesses […] Read More

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy Rome

A MESSAGE FROM JILL MORRIS, HER MAJESTY’S AMBASSADOR British Embassy Rome

Issue No. 15 Wednesday 04 March 2020 To British Nationals in Italy,  The UK has left the EU with a Deal – a formal Exit Treaty, referred to as the Withdrawal Agreement, and has just entered negotiations with the EU over the future relationship. I would like to update you on what this means for […] Read More

Live Q&A – Facebook session summary

Live Q&A – Facebook session summary

Summary from British Embassy Virtual Town Hall event. We have summarised the main issues below for those who were unable to participate. There will be further opportunities to raise a question when we continue our series of virtual town halls throughout this year. ➡️The Ministry of Interior has announced that a new attestazione is available […] Read More

Feb 26, 2020 – UK Expats Facebook Q&A

Feb 26, 2020 – UK Expats Facebook Q&A

Are you a UK national living in Italy? Do you have a question about your rights after the UK’s exit from the EU? British Embassy staff will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday 26 February between 13:00 – 13:45. During this time you can post a question on our Facebook channel. And we […] Read More

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