General information on Italian pensions matters is available through the web site of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles, California which you can find also by clicking on the following link:

This Honorary Consulate provides only general guidance for pensions matters as well as assistance with the completion of the “certificato di esistenza in vita” and “RedEst” form attesting that the pensioner who receives retirements benefits is alive.

To request an appointment, please proceed to the appointments page.

Please note: this Honorary Consulate declines any and all responsibility regarding its basic service of rendering prima facie information on pension matters. If you believe that your case requires and deserves professional assistance tailored to your specific case, we invite you to contact the competent “Patronato” office or the INPS [Istituto Nazionale Previdenza Sociale] offices.