Electronic ID cards only from September in Florence

Paper ID cards to be phased out

Editorial Staff
July 27, 2018 - 15:21

As of September 3, no more paper ID cards will be issued in Florence.


Facsimile of the electronic ID in Italy



The Tuscan capital, like other towns and cities in Italy, will only emanate electronic identity cards, known as carta d’identità elettronica or CIE, according to provisions implemented by the Ministry of the Interior.



The old paper identity card, which will remain valid until the stated expiry date



Citizens are requested to use the online reservation system where available and to arrive at the desk in advance of their appointment. The CIE will not be issued straightaway, but will be delivered to the address of your choosing within six working days of the application.

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