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Codice Fiscale

The Italian Tax identification number (Codice Fiscale) is a code made up of 16 alphanumeric characters on the basis of your first name, family name, date and place of birth and it is used by the Public Administration to identify the citizens living in Italy. All those living in Italy need to have their own.

You will need this Code:

1) To make a payment in any Italian bank

2) To apply for the canteen card on the ERDIS office's website

3) To register with the Italian Health Care System


For information on how to obtain the Italian Tax identification number (codice fiscale) for foreign citizens, please consult the following webpage: