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17 June 2020
Notice on consular services

The Consulate General is open to the public from Monday to Friday, by appointment only. To schedule an appointment for your passport, please use the Prenot@mi system. In case of emergency, you can contact us at The passport office can also be contacted at the dedicated line +1 (646) 897-0653. The number is active […]

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1 May 2020
Flight between the USA and Italy

Washington, June 12, 2020. Alitalia has announced it will resume direct flights from Boston to Rome (FCO) as of July 16, 2020. See the press release. The Embassy reminds that Italians wishing to return to Italy will have to comply with the provisions adopted by the Italian authorities for the containment of the contagion. For […]

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16 April 2020
Stay at Home and #OrderItalian campaign

Washington, April 14, 2020. The Embassy of Italy in Washington DC launched the “Stay at home #OrderItalian” campaign on social media in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency, the diplomatic-consular and Italian Cultural Institutes network in the USA. The campaign consists of a clear and effective message articulated on all the Embassy’s social platforms, aimed […]

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16 April 2020
Italian Research Day in the World 2020

Press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Italian Research Day in the World 2020 The 2020 edition of Italian Research Day in the World, celebrated on April 15, the anniversary of the birth of Leonardo Da Vinci, falls at a crucial historical moment, when Italy and the whole world are confronted […]

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15 April 2020
Daily video lessons for all students who are preparing to take the Italian *AP exams

Starting from Wednesday the 25th of March until the 1st of May the College Board is broadcasting daily video lessons for all students who are preparing to take the Italian *AP exams. This is the playlist of the videos, which will be broadcast live and will then be available as recordings: The videos are […]

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10 April 2020
SMEs “Paycheck Protection Program”. Access by foreign-owned U.S. companies.

Washington, April 10, 2020. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) has introduced a wide range of tools to mitigate the negative effects of Covid-19, ranging from loans and business subsidies and support measures for personal income, from the expansion of the social protection network to higher healthcare costs. One of the […]

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1 April 2020
#ItalyStayStrong. The Embassy of Italy has launched in partnership with the Italian Scientist and Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF) a fund raising campaign for the Covid-19.

Washington, April 1, 2020. Italy and the United States are facing an unprecedented challenge. Italy was one of the first countries hit by the coronavirus outbreak and has been severely affected. Italians have responded with courage, from doctors and nurses on the front line to law enforcement officers, from the many volunteers to businesses, to […]

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27 March 2020
Coronavirus. Ambassador Armando Varricchio joins a conversation with David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee.

Washington, March 27, 2020. The Ambassador of Italy to the United States of America, Armando Varricchio, participated in a conversation on the Italian response to the COVID-19 with the CEO of the American Jewish Committee, David Harris. The conversation took place via Zoom (with over 400 listeners) and was broadcast live on the AJC Facebook […]

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23 March 2020
Measures to combat and contain the Coronavirus

On April 26 2020, the Prime Minister sigend a Decree (text in Italian) on new measures to combat and contain the coronavirus. The new Decree goes into effect on May 4. The Decree will extend the enforcement of measures foreseen by the previous Decree, and pertaining entry into Italy, unitl May 17, 2020. For a […]

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20 March 2020
The campaign #WeAreItaly #StayTunedOnIt started

The campaign #WeAreItaly #StayTunedOnIt launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to promote the most creative and vital Italy in the world in the days of the Coronavirus has just started. Andrea Bocelli, Uto Ughi, Tiziano Ferro, Paolo Fresu, Ada Montellanico, Nek, Andrea Griminelli, Rita Marcotulli, Fabrizio Bosso and many others have joined the initiative […]

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