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The offices

Embassy of Italy

3000 Whitehaven Street NW
Washington, DC 20008

Access to the Consular Office is available by appointment only.

Reception

Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4400
Fax: +1 (202) 518-2154
E-mail: washington.ambasciata@esteri.it

If you need to contact the Italian Embassy in the event of a real emergency during holidays or outside office hours (from Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm), please call or e-mail:

For the emergency numbers of the Italian Consulates in other U.S. cities, please visit the Viaggiare Sicuri website.

Find out here which Italian Consulate serves your area.

come raggiungere l'Ambasciata di Washington

In 2024, our offices will be closed on the following holidays:

  •  MONDAY, JANUARY 1st, NEW YEAR’S DAY
  •  MONDAY, JANUARY 15th, MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
  •  MONDAY, APRIL 1st, EASTER MONDAY
  •  MONDAY, MAY 27th, MEMORIAL DAY
  •  SUNDAY, JUNE 2nd, ITALIAN NATIONAL DAY
  •  THURSDAY, JULY 4th, INDEPENDENCE DAY
  •  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd, LABOR DAY
  •  MONDAY, OCTOBER 14th, COLUMBUS DAY
  •  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28th, THANKSGIVING DAY
  •  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25th, CHRISTMAS
  •  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26th, BOXING DAY

Chief of Mission, Ambassador Mariangela Zappia
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4404/4405
Fax: +1 (202) 518-2156
Chief of Staff, First Secretary Tommaso D’Ercole
E-mail: segreteria.washington@esteri.it

Deputy Chief of Mission, Minister Plenipotentiary Alessandro Gonzales
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4470
Fax: +1 (202) 518-2156
E-mail: segrmin.washington@esteri.it

Consular Coordination and Social Affairs, Counselor Michela Carboniero
Responsible for coordinating the activities of the Italian consular network in the US
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4461
Fax: +1 (202) 518-2141
E-mail: c_affairs.washington@esteri.it
*Certified Electronic Mail (PEC): amb.washington.consolare@cert.esteri.it

Consular Offices
Consular Attaché Massimiliano Gori
Consular Jurisdiction: District of Columbia, Maryland (only Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties), Virginia (only Arlington and Fairfax Counties and the Cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, and Fairfax). All other counties in Maryland and in Virginia fall under the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia.

Contact Information of the Consular Offices:

    • Phone numbers: +1 (202) 612-4421; +1 (202) 612-4423 (Monday to Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
    • Fax no.: +1 (202) 518-2141

E-mail addresses as follows:

Visa Office
E-mail: visti.washington@esteri.it

AIRE (Registry of Italians Residing Abroad) Office
E-mail: anagrafe.washington@esteri.it

Civil Status (Vital Records) Office
E-mail: statocivile.washington@esteri.it

Notary Office
E-mail: notarile.washington@esteri.it

Passport Office
E-mail: passaporti.washington@esteri.it
*Certified Electronic Mail (PEC): amb.washington.pass@cert.esteri.it

Recognition of Foreign Education Qualifications
E-mail: ufficiostudenti.washington@esteri.it

J1/Visa Waiver Office
E-mail: J1Waivers.washington@esteri.it

Citizenship
Email: washington.cittadinanza@esteri.it

Education Office
Director Maria Fusco
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4466
E-mail: scuola.washington@esteri.it
*Certified Electronic Mail (PEC): amb.washington.scuola@cert.esteri.it

Political Affairs Office
Counselor Andrea Catalano
Amb. Simone Turchetta*
Counselor Ilaria Ragnoni
Counselor Carlo Sanfilippo
First Secretary Francesco Meucci
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4472/4474
Fax: +1 (202) 518-2153
E-mail: segrpol.washington@esteri.it

*Permanent Observer of Italy to the Organization of American States

Economic, Commercial and Scientific Affairs Office
Counselor Emanuele di Lorenzo Badia
Counselor Edoardo Napoli
First Secretary Andrea Gissara
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4431
E-mail: econ.washington@esteri.it

For requests for assistance to the economic and commercial section, please click here

Scientific Attachés
Prof. Marco Gilli
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4436

Dr. Giusi Condorelli
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4435

Prof. Maurizio Biasini
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4437

Dr. Anna Beatrice Ciorba
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4456

E-mail: scien.washington@esteri.it

Space Attaché
Col. Aniello Violetti
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4439
E-mail: washington.aerospace@esteri.it

Congressional Affairs and Domestic Political Office
Counselor Giuditta Giorgio
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4479
Fax: +1 (202) 518-2141
E-mail: congresso.washington@esteri.it

Press Office
Counselor Marco Landolfi
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4478
E-mail: stampa.washington@esteri.it

Events Office
First Secretary Andrea Gissara
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4473
E-mail: events.washington@esteri.it

Cultural Affairs Office
Counselor Joel Melchiori
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4442
E-mail: culturale.washington@esteri.it

Office of Human Resources/Accreditation
Counselor Carlo Sanfilippo
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4477
Fax: +1 (202) 518-2152
E-mail: personale.washington@esteri.it

Administrative/Accounting Office
Coordinator for Administrative Affairs Paola Agresta
Admin. Attaché Filippo Candela
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4451
Fax: +1 (202) 518-2150
E-mail: amm.washington@esteri.it

ICT Department
Communications Attaché Marcello Valeri
Communications Attaché Pierpaolo Monaco
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4488
E-mail: washington.informatica@esteri.it

Defense and Defense Cooperation Attaché
Maj. Gen. ITAF Maurizio Cantiello
Tel.: +1 (202) 612-4500
E-mail: difeitalia.washington@smd.difesa.it

 

*Certified Electronic Mail (PEC): amb.washington@cert.esteri.it
*Notice: Certified Electronic Mail (PEC) addresses are only for specific uses as expressly provided for under Italian law!

Last updated: February 29, 2024