The fiscal code (codice fiscale) is the Italian tax code and social security number. You can request it at the Italian Consulate – only some Consulates provide this service - at the time you apply for your visa or you can obtain it in Italy upon arrival.

Fiscal Code

The Codice Fiscale is an alphanumeric personal code and an important document for individuals living in Italy. If functions as your tax file number and your social security number. Getting your Codice Fiscale can be a relatively simple and easy process. The process involves completing a fiscal code form, which can be collected from the International Students Office and taking it to the taxation office in Milan, located at Via della Moscova, 2.

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Fiscal code Key Facts

  • Obtaining it is free of charge. It is issued as a paper document or a card
  • It is calculated on the basis of your personal data and it is unique
  • It is needed, among other things, to enroll at Politecnico, open a bank account, sign a rental contract
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