Jure matrimoni applications need to be processed by Rome and apparently these can take a couple of years to work through the system. Here is information from a posting that gives some details for how to track and monitor the application:
Based on the information on this page:
You can track your application status on this page:
…after first registering on this page:
I was able to register successfully. And now I need to associate my registration with the JM application. To do that, I need some additional information from the consulate:
Prefettura di presentazione
Application number, prefecture (I think probably Catanzaro – which must be the associated "state" office with our home consulate in San Sostene, Catanzaro), and the date the application was presented/sent. The application number is also associated with a type ("tipo) of either K10 or K10/C – I need to research this a bit more.