The Registry of Italians Residing Abroad (A.I.R.E.) was established by law 27 October 1988, n. 470. The Registry of Italians Residing Abroad (A.I.R.E.) contains the data of Italian citizens residing abroad for a period exceeding twelve months. It is managed by Italian municipalities and the Ministry of the Interior on the basis of data and information from consular representations abroad. The A.I.R.E. involves the cancellation of the residence from the territory of the Republic (A.P.R. – Registry of the Resident Population).