Health Insurance for Students in Italy: the 2020 practical guide

Here is a summary of the options for health insurance for students in Italy. Register with the Italian NHS, get a Tessera Sanitaria and rely on Public Healthcare as if you were an Italian. Buy Welcome Association Italy (WAI) Insurance for Foreign Students (formerly known as INA-Assitalia), a low cost policy for major Emergency only. […]

Tax code in Italy: the (no-nonsense) definitive guide​

Tax code in Italy: the (no-nonsense) definitive guide How to get a Tax Code in Italy? Print and fill out the form on the Agenzia delle Entrate website (form and instructions are in English). Make a copy of your ID document (either your passport or an ID card issued by the municipality of residence). Bring everything to […]

ASL Offices in Italy

ASL Offices in Italy – A map to find the closest Health Authority in Italy Find an ASL office close to you Use this map to find ASL offices close to you. The ASL (Azienda Sanitaria Locale – Local Health Unit) is the center of administrative operations related to Public Healthcare in Italy under the […]

How to get a Tessera Sanitaria: the 2020 guide

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Tessera Sanitaria: what is it and how can I get one? What do I need to get a Tessera Sanitaria ? In order to get your Tessera Sanitaria (Italian Health Insurance Card) you will have to have: Your passport A valid permit to stay or the receipt you get when you ask for it A valid Codice Fiscale (Italian […]

Where To Get Travel Vaccinations in Rome

Does your bucket-list of travel destinations include exotic locations and adventurous gateways? Are you planning the trip of your lifetime and would like everything to run smoothly? Don’t forget that protecting your health is just as important (we dare say more!) as booking the suite of your dreams!   Misinformation reigns in the field of travel medicine […]