US citizens can travel to Iceland on holiday or business for 90 days or less, in accordance with the Visa Waiver Program.
US citizens wanting to stay longer or reside in Iceland must apply for a residence permit at the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration.
Travelers to Iceland must be in possession of a passport, valid at least for three months beyond their intended stay. In addition to that, nationals of many countries are required to obtain a visa prior to entering Iceland. A list of those countries can be seen by clicking here
Since Iceland became a member of the Schengen Visa Agreement there are 4 offices in the United States that issue visas on Iceland's behalf.
Please contact the office nearest you.
New York, NY, The Consulate General of Denmark, Tel: +212-223-4545
Washington, DC, The Swedish Embassy, Tel:+202-467-2600
Houston, TX, The Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Tel: +713-521-2900
San Francisco, CA, The Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Tel: +415-986-0766
For information on extended tourist visas, residence and employment permits, please visit the website of the Directorate of Immigration of Iceland.