Residence permit

For information regarding residence permit in Iceland, please visit the website of the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration.

To work in Iceland, you will need a work permit. In order to obtain work permit you need to find an employer in Iceland before you can apply for work visa. The application process can take 4-6 weeks. For further information regarding work and residence permit, please visit the website of the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration.

Regarding employment opportunities in Iceland, the Embassy advices you to take a look at a web site run by Iceland's largest employment agencies and it is in English (click on the English flag on the right side of the screen). We also reccomend the employment agency Strá MRI Worldwide.  

An alternative option would be to contact the employment agencies directly. Below is contact information for Icelandic employment agencies.

1. Radningathjonustan ehf.
Haaleitisbraut 58-60
108 Reykjavik
Iceland
Tel: 354-588-3309
www.radning.is
radning@radning.is

2. Atvinnumidlun Studenta (The student's employment agency)
Studentaheimilinu
Hringbraut
101 Reykjavik
Tel: 354-588-3309
atvinna@fs.is

3.Isgen
Husi verslunarinnar
Kringlan 7
103 Reykjavik
Iceland
T
el: 544-4554
www.isgen.is
isgen@isgen.is



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