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Registry for Citizens Residing Abroad (A.I.R.E.)

 

Registry for Citizens Residing Abroad (A.I.R.E.)

HOW TO REGISTER IN A.I.R.E. (Register of Italian Citizens Resident Abroad)

If you arrived in Hong Kong or Macao from Italy, please register using the online system FAST IT and attach the following documents:

  1. Italian passport for all family members (page 2, 3, 4, 5);
  2. HK Visa on passport;Hong Kong ID Card;
  3. Proof of residence in the consular jurisdiction: utility bill or rental contract (bank statements are not accepted);
  4. Copy of foreign passport (if any).

In order to complete the registration, the Consulate will verify the information given and notify the competent Municipality (last residence in Italy or where the birth certificate is registered should the person have never lived in Italy).

If you arrive in Hong Kong or Macao from a different Country or Consular District where you were already registered in AIRE, please send an email to consolare.hongkong@esteri.it or come in person to the Consulate with the documents listed above.

 

CHANGE OF ADDRESS WITHIN HONG KONG AND MACAO

Every change of address within Hong Kong and Macao must be promptly communicated to the Consulate using the FAST IT portal. Please add proof of your new residence (utility bill or lease contract).

 

RELOCATION TO A DIFFERENT COUNTRY OR REPATRIATION TO ITALY

In case of relocation to a different Country, please register the transfer of consular district by using the website FAST.IT.

In case of repatriation (to Italy) please fill in and send the appropriate form by email to consolare.hongkong@esteri.it.

Upon arrival in in Italy, you must register with the competent Municipality as soon as possible.

If you have resided overseas for at least 12 months, you can avoid paying import tax and duties on your personal belongings by requesting an exemption letter from the Consulate.

In order to do so, please book your appointment at the Consulate on the website Prenota online, come to the Consulate in person with the appropriate form and three copies of the list (in plain paper, please specify brand and value of the most expensive goods) of all personal items.

 


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