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Codice Fiscale – Easy when you know how!

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So after all that, getting a codice fiscale proved to as easy as something-very-easy-but-tedious-all-the-same.

What you need is to find the Uffizio di Entrata, literally the “Office of Entry”, part of the Finance Ministry, because this is where you get to enter into the Italian system.  In Catania there was a “pre-information desk” where a helpful lady gave me the correct form to fill in and pointed me to the photocopier to knock off a copy of my passport.

The form proved easy to fill out, and after waiting almost two hours for my number to come up, we presented ourselves to an extremely nice lady who chattered about Ireland, foreigners in Italy, how sweet Sonia is, and about 10 other topics which had nothing to do with getting a codice-fiscale (if she engaged in similar wandering conversations with every applicant, that explains the long waiting times!).  At the end of which, she gave me a print-out with my codice on it!

Wow, that was easy.

Sonia demands that I admit that it was easier than it was in Dublin, where she was actually subjected to some fairly probing questions about why she was in Ireland, which I forgot about when I wrote that post last week

So here goes – it’s easier in Italy to get a codice fiscale than it is getting a PPS Number in Ireland – as long as you can find the correct office!

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Written by seancasaidhe

November 9, 2008 at 8:08 pm

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  1. Hi Sean,
    Thanks for your comment.

    But obtaining the Codice Fiscale was “Easy Peasy” !!!

    The Permesso Di Soggiorno was the “Real Hard Nut To Crack” !!!

    It would be great to keep in touch.

    Ciao for now !!!


    November 14, 2008 at 6:52 pm

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