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The Consulate

 

The Consulate

The Consulate General of Italy in Chicago is located at 500 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1850, Chicago, Illinois, 60611.

The Consulate is directed by a Consul General, a career diplomat, under whose authority falls a vast jurisdiction, comprising the following States: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming. According to the estimates of this office more than 22,000 Italian citizens live in State of Illinois and over 30,000 live in the entire jurisdiction. In addition, according to a recent census compiled by agencies of the United States, approximately 735,000 American citizens of Italian origin live in Illinois and 1,435,000 live in the before mentioned jurisdiction.

Presiding over a vast territory, inhabited by over 65 million people, the Consulate General in Chicago is separated by more than a thousand miles from some of the furthest locations included in its jurisdiction. For this reason, a network of Honorary Consular offices was established, which is currently composed of four Honorary Vice Consulates and a pair of Consular Correspondents located in areas with higher concentration of Italian citizens.

The office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The office is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Outside of office hours and on weekends, an emergency number is available for Italian Citizens at (312) 909-0304. These messages are monitored to guarantee immediate response in case of real emergency. Emergency refers to Italian citizens who are residents or tourists, in case of arrest and detention (even if temporary, while in transit in airports); in case of serious car accidents; in case of medical emergency; in case of loss of travel documents in close proximity of a departure or reentry in Italy.

In 2020 the Consulate General will be closed on the following days:

FRIDAY JANUARY 1 NEW YEARS DAY
MONDAY JANUARY 18                   MARTIN LUTHER KING’S DAY
MONDAY APRIL 05 EASTER MONDAY
MONDAY MAY 31 MEMORIAL DAY
WEDNESDAY JUNE 2 FESTA DELLA REPUBBLICA - ITALIAN NATIONAL DAY
SUNDAY JULY 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 6  LABOR DAY
MONDAY OCTOBER 11 COLUMBUS DAY
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 25 THANKSGIVING DAY
SATURDAY DECEMBER 25 CHRISTMAS DAY
SUNDAY DECEMBER 26 SAINT STEPHEN'S DAY - BOXING DAY

 

 


Location:

Chicago

Author:

Redaelli

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