FAQs

Here you can find the Embassy´s answers to various questions related to consular and other issues.

How do I apply for an Icelandic citizenship?

Foreign citizens can apply for an Icelandic citizenship to the Icelandic Ministry of Justice. Icelandic citizenship is granted in accordance with Icelandic law.

How can I locate my relatives in Iceland?

If you know their full names, most Icelanders can be located either through the National Registry or the Icelandic phonebook.

Can the Embassy assist in applying for a residence permit?

No. Applications for a residence permit should be directed firsthand to the Icelandic Directorate for Immigration.

What can I bring with me when traveling to Iceland (food, fishing gear, alcohol and pets)?

The Directorate of Customs website answers these and other questions.

 

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