The city council has introduced a new service allowing Rome residents to obtain certificates via email through its website. In all 16 certificates are available on-line including residency, marriage, birth, citizenship and civil status; the only certificate that cannot be obtained via the new system is the certificate of existence (certificato di esistenza in vita). Certificates can be requested with or without a revenue stamp (marca da bollo) and the relative fee is paid by credit card. The document is then sent by email in .pdf format for printing.

Registration for the service is complicated. To begin, go to the

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