Consular Section

In this section, consulates and embassies of English-speaking countries periodically post their messages.

 

Issue No. 6 – A Message from HM Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

Issue No. 6 – A Message from HM Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

A Message from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador British Embassy Rome From Issue No. 6, 14 September 2018 newsletter to British nationals in Italy. Following the publication of the UK’s White Paper on the future relationship with the EU in July 2018, I would like to update you on the state of negotiations and what the British government is doing to prepare for the UK’s exit from the EU. Developments in the negotiations Building on the agreement reached in March, the UK and EU negotiating teams have made further progress in finalising the draft Withdrawal Agreement by agreeing on the majority of separation issues. At the same time, the UK and EU have had constructive discussions on ... »

Town Hall discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights – Thursday 27 September from 6:30pm to 8:00pm in Milan

Town Hall discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights – Thursday 27 September from 6:30pm to 8:00pm in Milan

The British Ambassador, H.E. Jill Morris CMG has the pleasure to invite you to a Town Hall discussion with British nationals on Citizens’ Rights on Thursday 27 September from 18.30 to 20.00 Where: The British Council, Via Alessandro Manzoni 18, Milan R.S.V.P. with your contact details by 21 September: BritishEmbassyRome.Events@fco.uk or 06 4220 2306-2278 View invitation here   »

Queen’s Birthday Party: toast in honor of Her Majesty & the 100th anniversary of the British Consulate in Milan

Queen’s Birthday Party: toast in honor of Her Majesty & the 100th anniversary of the British Consulate in Milan

Welcome to GREAT Britain  · After three years, the event to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in Milan returns to Villa Necchi · Together with Ambassador Jill Morris and Consul General Tim Flear, host of the Minister of Investment in the United Kingdom, Graham Stuart · To look to the future, spotlight on the recurrences: from the 100 years of the British Consulate in Milan, to the 100 candles of the RAF and the vote to women The third and final event of the Queen’s Birthday Parties (QBP) series in Italy will take place on Thursday 21 June in Milan, a series of events to celebrate the British national holiday in honor of Her Majesty, the Queen Elizabeth II, and emphasize the extr... »

Biometrics Expansion in Canada

Biometrics Expansion in Canada

Starting in the summer of 2018, when you apply for a visitor visa, study or work permit (except U.S. nationals), or permanent residence you will need to give your fingerprints and a photo. To facilitate repeat travel to Canada, applicants for a visitor visa, study or work permit will only need to give their biometrics once every 10 years. How to give your fingerprints and a photo Make sure you need to give your biometrics If you apply for the first time, you need to give your biometrics unless you are exempt see who needs to give fingerprints and photo (biometrics)  If you gave them before as part of an application for a visitor visa, study or work permit your biometrics data is probably sti... »

From the British Embassy Rome: NEW #TravelAware video for English speakers travelling to Italy

From the British Embassy Rome: NEW #TravelAware video for English speakers travelling to Italy

As part of our outreach activities, we are working on a series of #TravelAware videos designed to inform English speaking tourists visiting Italy on less known customs and rules. This is a global campaign, and we are the first mission in Europe to have produced such a video, something that indeed makes us very proud. This video in particular points out how local train tickets need to be stamped. The message is very simple, and is the following: >> You need more than just a ticket to take the train in Italy! >> Buying a rail ticket could be worthless… >> Unless you stamp it in one of THESE machines >> If you don’t, you could face a large fine We are also as... »