Registration to the Registry Office

CERTIFICATE OF RESIDENCE (“CERTIFICATO DI RESIDENZA”) AND MUNICIPAL ID CARD FROM THE CITY OF MILANO'S REGISTRY OFFICE (“ANAGRAFE”) IN MILANO

 

EU STUDENTS

PLEASE NOTICE: You are not required to obtain the Certificato di Residenza and Municipal ID Card for a stay of less than 90 days.

 

Process:

  • Upon arrival in Milano, you must begin the process of registering with the Anagrafe of the City of Milan. This will require you to obtain a Certificate of Residence (“Certificato di Residenza”) and a Municipal ID Card. This process requires you to provide your Tax identification number - Codice Fiscale, so you should begin the application after obtaining the Codice Fiscale.
  • To obtain the Certificato di Residenza, you may submit your application by coming in person to an office of the Anagrafe or via fax, email, or registered mail. The blank application form for the Certificato di Residenza is available here (please see here for an example of a completed application form.) As of June 2018, you may 
  1. If you choose to obtain the Certificato di Residenza by coming in person to the office of the Anagrafe, you are only required to present your valid national ID.
  2. To submit the application by fax, email, or registered mail, you must provide a copy or scan of your valid national ID card, the application must be signed with your signature (written or digital), and the application must be submitted from your address of residence or email address. 
  • To obtain the Municipal ID card, you must apply at an in-person appointment at an office of the Anagrafe. To make an in-person appointment, you may call the helpline +39020202 (available Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM, or by accessing the online booking service and registering as a user).
  • The Certificato di Residenza will be mailed to you within one to two weeks of application submission. At your Municipal ID Card appointment, you may opt to have the Card, once issued (within six working days of application submission), to be mailed to you; or for you or your specifically designated proxy to pick it up at the office of the Anagrafe.

 

Documents Required:

 

Certificato di Residenza

If applying in person at an office of the Anagrafe:

  • Passport or identity card valid for foreign travel, issued by the European country of origin.

If applying by fax, email, or registered mail:

  • Proof of enrollment in an academic course.
  • Income tax return.
  • Composition of nuclear family.
  • Documents proving registration with the National Health Service or documentation proving the existence of an insurance policy that covers all medical expenses of all members of the family for whom you are seeking enrolment (e.g. copy of the insurance contract, statement by the insurance carrier, etc).

 

Municipal ID Card

  • Completed application form.
  • Original and copy of valid national ID document (such as a Passport).
  • Passport-size color photo.
  • Original and copy of Permesso di Soggiorno OR 1) original and copy of application for Permesso di Soggiorno and 2) original and copy of application receipt for Permesso di Soggiorno.
  • Codice Fiscale OR health insurance card.

 

Cost:

  • For Municipal ID Card: € 22.20.
  • For Certificato di Residenza: There is no associated cost.

Please note that payment must be made in cash; other forms of payment will not be accepted.

 

Valid For:

  • The Municipal ID Card is valid for 10 years for adults.
  • There is no expiration date for the Certificato di Residenza (you must notify the Anagrafe within 20 days if you move).

 

 

NON EU STUDENTS

 

Process:

  • Upon arrival in Milano, you must begin the process of registering with the Anagrafe of the City of Milan. This will require you to obtain a Certificate of Residence (“Certificato di Residenza”) and a Municipal ID Card. This process requires you to provide your Codice Fiscale, so you should begin the application after obtaining the Codice Fiscale.
  • To obtain the Certificato di Residenza, you may submit your application by coming in person to an office of the Anagrafe or via fax, email, or registered mail. To make an in-person appointment, you may call the helpline +39020202 (available Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM, or by accessing the online booking service and registering as a user). The blank application form for the Certificato di Residenza is available here (please see here for an example of a completed application form). 
  • The Certificato di Residenza will be mailed to you within one to two weeks of application submission. At your in-person appointment at the Anagrafe to obtain the Municipal ID Card, you may opt to have the Card, which will be issued within six working days of application submission, to be mailed to you; or for you or your specifically designated proxy to pick it up at the office of the Anagrafe.

 

Documents Required:

 

Certificato di Residenza

  • Completed application form.
  • Original and copy of valid national ID document (such as a Passport).
  • Original and copy of Codice Fiscale.
  • Original and copy of Permesso di Soggiorno OR 1) original and copy of application for Permesso di Soggiorno and 2) original and copy of application receipt for Permesso di Soggiorno.

 

Municipal ID Card

  • Completed application form.
  • Original and copy of valid national ID document (such as a Passport).
  • Passport-size color photo.
  • Original and copy of Permesso di Soggiorno OR 1) original and copy of application for Permesso di Soggiorno and 2) original and copy of application receipt for Permesso di Soggiorno.
  • Codice Fiscale OR health insurance card.

 

Cost:

  • For Municipal ID Card: € 22.20.
  • For Certificato di Residenza: There is no associated cost.

Please note that payment must be made in cash; other forms of payment will not be accepted.

 

Valid For:

  • There is no expiration date for the Certificato di Residenza (you must notify the Anagrafe within 20 days if you move.)
  • The Municipal ID Card is valid for 10 years for adults.