About Us Renunciation of Indian Citizenship

A. Who can apply?

Indian Nationals living in the areas of Lombardy, Piedmont, Aosta Valley, Trentino-Alto Adige, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Liguria and Emilia-Romagna.

B. Fee Payment:

1. Fee will have to be submitted through online bank transfers only. Click here for detailed information.

2. Payment should be made at least three days in advance from the date of submission of the application at the Consulate.

3. Fee for Renunciation of Indian nationality and surrender of Indian passport will be Euros 94 (91+2+1) and Euros 114 (91+20+2+1) in respect of cases where foreign nationality was obtained before 1.6.2010.

4. If the applicant pay online fees of Rs. 8,000/- through MHA portal, he/she not need to pay again in Euros. He must attach the receipt of the payment with application form. 

C. Application form:

The application form shall consist of two parts:

A. Application form for renunciation of Indian nationality (to be filled at https://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/Renounce).

B. Application form for the surrender of Indian passport (to be filled online at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/).

The government of India has introduced a new system for processing the application for ‘Renunciation of Indian Citizenship and Surrender/Cancellation of Indian Passport’ on acquiring foreign citizenship. The new procedure would be as follows:

a. All the applicants are required to submit/register their applications on the portal of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India - https://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/Renounce by making a declaration in the Form XXII for renunciation of their Indian Citizenship. The applicant must sign on the first page of Form XXII and witness who vouch correctness of the statements made by the applicant will sign with full postal address on second page of Forum XXII.  

b. After submission/registration of application on MHA’s portal, the applicants are required to submit the following at the Consulate General of India, Milan for further processing of renunciation of their Indian Citizenship and Surrender/Cancellation of their Indian Passport. 

(i) Duly filled-in Application Form for Surrender/Cancellation of Indian Passport along with the Passport;

(ii) Finally submitted/registered application for renunciation of Indian Citizenship on MHA’s portal;

(iii) Copy of the Italian Passport and the Carta d’ Identita;

(iv) Online Payment Receipt (Payment to be made at least 3 days in advance from the date of submission of the application at the Consulate)

D. How to submit application?

Duly complete applications can be sent through DHL. Prepaid self-addressed Envelope for return of Ready Passport must be provided with the application.  Click here for customised link.

Fill your details correctly at the above customized DHL Link, after payment you would receive following AirWayBills at your email:

  1. ANDATA/First shipment and applicants copy(from Applicants address to Consulate)
  2. RITORNO/Return Shipment and applicant copy(from Consulate to Applicants address)

Keep the applicants copies of both AirWaybills for future reference.

You can then put your duly complete application in a normal envelope and visit nearest DHL center. Upon presenting the payment receipt for the Courier you should get corresponding envelopes from DHL based on your AirWayBills. Duly filled and complete application with proof of Fee payment and RITRONO Airwaybill must be sent to the Consulate in ANDATA Envelope with ANDATA AirWayBIll pasted on the Envelope.

E. Processing time:

It may kindly be noted that with the introduction of the new system for processing of the applications for ‘Renunciation of Indian Citizenship and Surrender/Cancellation of their Indian Passport’, the processing time of the applications may vary from 60 to 90 days. 

Note: PLEASE DON'T SEND OCI APPLICATIONS ALONG WITH THE RENUNCIATION OF INDIAN CITIZENSHIP APPLICATIONS.