Opening a bank account in Italy

Opening a bank account in Italy If you’re looking to buy a property in Italy, one of the first things you need to do before starting the purchase process is open a bank account.

Read below to find out what you need to do to set one up.

What do I need to open an Italian bank account?

You will need a codice fiscally (Italian tax code) to open a bank account in Italy, but getting one is a simple process.

You can visit either the local tax office in Italy or the Italian Consulate in London. To complete any transactions on a business footing in Italy, you must have a codice fiscally - this code stays with you for your whole life.

Your local agent will be able to help you set up a bank account with a local bank.