Tax Code


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The tax code or "Codice Fiscale" is a personal identification document

The tax code in Italy is an alphanumeric code which identifies a person unequivocally in all relations with the authorities and public administrations. If you reside in Italy you need the your tax code to:

  1. enroll at the University,
  2. open a bank account
  3. enable the health card
  4. activate a sim card for mobile phones
  5. other .  .  .  .


Request the tax code "Codice Fiscale" at the Italian Diplomatic Representation

Any person, irrespective of his/her citizenship, who needs the tax code, “CODICE FISCALE” may request it at the diplomatic representation in their country. Remember to ask for the tax code at the Italian Diplomatic representation in your country. When you ask for your Visa at the Italian diplomatic representation, you can also ask for the tax code.


Request the tax code "Codice Fiscale" at the University of Calabria

Foreign students who arrive in Italy without the Tax Code for enrollment at the University of Calabria must request it by contacting the Welcome Office to complete the application for assignment of the of the tax code number: you have to write the Surname and Name of the applicant, the date of birth and the Country of birth, the place of residence and address in Italy. The application page for the attribution of the tax code number already printed with a copy of your Room Contract at the “Centro Residenziale”, a copy of the first page of your passport and a copy of the Visa must be presented to the office of the Italian Revenue Agency (“Agenzia delle Entrate”) .

The Italian Revenue Agency (“Agenzia delle Entrate”) issues immediately a certificate of the Tax code to the applicant.

Important: If you also need the plastic card, you must request it to the office of the Italian Revenue Agency before the issuance of the certificate of the tax code. After one month, the plastic card will be sent to the “Centro Residenziale - Settore Benefici e Servizi - Ufficio Servizi alle Residenze" (telephone number: 0984/495060).