Schengen Visa for Iceland
Iceland is a member of the Schengen cooperation which exempts travelers from border controls travelling between 26 EU and EFTA states (Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland). A uniform Schengen visa issued by one of the Schengen states is valid for travel within the whole Schengen area. Schengen visa should be applied for at an Embassy representing the state where the main destination is within the Schengen area.
All persons requiring visas, must apply for a visa at the applicable embassy/consulate before travelling to the Schengen area. For a list of embassies/consulates which handle applications for Iceland, see here.
- In the United Kingdom, Schengen visas for Iceland are arranged through the Embassy of Denmark.
- Book an appointment online with VFS Global to submit your application. Please allow plenty of time as it can take a while to get an appointment.
- For information on the visa application procedure please visit the website of the Embassy of Denmark.
The citizens of the following countries need a transit visa when passing through an airport in Iceland*:
- The People's Republic of Congo
- Sri Lanka