The Fiscal Code (Codice Fiscale) is a code made up of letters and numbers 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.
It is possible to obtain it at the Italian Embassy/Consulate of your country.
During the months of September, October an February an officer from the Agenzia delle Entrate is available at Politecnico di Torino. Check the Welcome Weeks Calendar here to find out the days and get instructions on how to access the service.
It is possible to receive it bringing along the form filled in, the passport / Identity Card, the Visa (if you are non-EU) and a photocopy of them.
Here you can find the form necessary for the request.
Non-European students with a second European citizenship: for the Italian law, the European citizenship prevails on the non-European one. Therefore, the Fiscal Code will be done according to the name/s in the European passport.
The Fiscal Code is necessary to complete the enrolment at Politecnico, to open a bank account, to enter into a tenancy agreement, to receive the payment of a scholarship, to earn a salary and carry out other procedures/activities.
If the Codice Fiscale is lost or stolen, a duplicate can be requested at the local Revenue Agency.