How to set up a company? What type best suits your needs and goals? It is advisable to contact a notary early in the piece to plan for the smooth setting up and operation of a company. Read this section to learn more.

Real Estate

Buying a home is certainly one of the most important economic operations in a person's life and the notary by law protects both buyer and seller. Visit this section to find out what steps need to be taken before signing the contract so as to purchase the property in total safety.


Family and kinship; gifts and inheritance; how to protect oneself in the event of cohabitation or change the property regime of one's marriage. Learn everything you need to know here and find how a notary can help you.

Want to start a business?

Visit the site L'ARANCIA and find stories and news from the world of start-ups and the economy.  L'arancia is a CNN project created to meet the needs of those who want to do business in Italy, providing all its know-how.


Clichés and myths

Did you know that it took only 90 minutes for a reporter from the New York Daily News to "buy" the Empire State Building? And that Italian notaries are working with the White House and the FBI to find solutions to problems relating to the management of digital identities and to prevent electronic fraud in the American real estate market? Discover more in the TRUE/FALSE section

The Notariat from a woman's point of view

The notary is a public official, acting to obviate disputes, leading the introduction of technology and is the guarantor of legality. This and more told by women in two minutes ... Watch the video

Need advice?

The National Council of Notaries has promoted the opening throughout the country of information points to provide initial guidance to citizens on issues such as home-buying, mortgages, donations, wills and succession, victims of usury and racketeering, and so on. Find the one closest to you in the Information Points section.

The Notariat aids the Country's competitiveness


Support for Italian companies abroad and for major international investors: together with MISE, ICE and Confindustria's SMEs, the Notariat is launching new initiatives to promote Italian-made products. Watch the video