It is the tax/general public service identification number indispensable for all people in Italy.
It will serve you for instance in the process of opening a bank or signing a lease for an apartment, subscribing a contract for a mobile number, beginning an employment, purchasing a property, opening a utility account, enrolling in the Italian health system and many other procedures.
It is individual, it is made up of 16 alphanumeric digits and it’s produced by the Agenzia delle Entrate, the Italian Agency of Revenue.
Things you need before asking for a Codice Fiscale:
- Residence address in Milan
- A valid passport