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Tax ID code

General information on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The tax code, which constitutes the citizen’s identification tool in relations with Italian public bodies and administrations, is issued by the Revenue Agency.

It can be requested abroad, both by Italians and foreigners, through the Embassy.

The attribution of the tax code is immediate and occurs through a specific electronic connection with the Fisconline service of the Revenue Agency. The card will subsequently be sent by the latter.

To request the tax code at the Embassy it is necessary to present:

  • The request form
  • Copy of an identity document
  • Birth certificate

It is possible to submit the documentation via email by sending it to the following address:

Tax code number request form