The tax code (codice fiscale) is an alphanumeric code which enables the identification of Italian citizens and foreign residents by the Italian Ministry of Finance. The tax code is strictly personal and is one of the most important documents in Italy. It is essential to apply for a residence permit and it is also required to:
- register at the National Healthcare Service (SSN);
- enrol in an Italian university;
- purchase public transport passes;
- open a bank account;
- purchase a SIM card;
NABA’s Student Life Office helps students fill out tax code request forms.
In order to obtain an Italian tax code, students must go to the Italian revenue agency (Agenzia delle Entrate)
Address: Via Moscova, 2 (MAIN OFFICE) (1st floor)
Metro station: Moscova – MM2 green line;
Metro station: Turati – MM3 yellow line;
Address: Via dei Missaglia, 97
Tram: 3 and 15;
Tram stop: via dei Missaglia angolo via Saponaro;
Mondays-Wednesdays-Fridays: 8.30-12.30 / Tuesdays-Thursdays: 8.30-15.30.
Documents required to request an Italian tax code:
- European Union citizens only need to submit a copy of their identity document, provide a valid address in Milan and hand in a duly completed application form.
- Non-European Union citizens need to submit a copy of both their passport and their visa, provide a valid address in Milan and hand in a duly completed application form.
The Italian tax code is issued immediately and free-of-charge. It does not expire.