Banking in Venice is particularly easy for travellers and expats. Banks in Venice offer the best currency exchange rates although one may have to stay in long queues to get served- especially during the summer.
Cassa Di Risparmio Di Venezia S.P.A. is a major bank with branches in Milan located at Piazza Angelo Pastrello, 16, 30173. Its ATM machines dispense cash only to account holders. Foreign students and expats can open accounts with the bank in order to enjoy withdrawal services using the Bancomat card issued by the bank. To open an account, a current photo identification, such as a passport, Residence permit (or proof of residency) and a Codice fiscal (tax code) are required. The codice fiscal can be obtained at the Italian consulate in your home country before relocating to Italy.
Other banks include Intesa Sanpaolo Spa, Unicredit Spa and Deutsche Bank. Banca Nazionale del Lavoro has a branch in Milan whose business hours run from 8:30 am — 1:30 pm morning hours and 2:30 — 3:30 pm evening.