Application and Renewal for Icelandic citizens:

Icelanders in the United States can apply for a Icelandic Passport at the Consulate General of Iceland in New York and the Embassy of Iceland in Washington, DC.

Passport applications are processed by appointment only between 9:30 am – 11:00 am (due to time difference between Iceland and US). Appointments need to be made in advance at:                                                                                                                                                                                     Consulate General of Iceland, tel: 646-282-9360 or                                                      Embassy of Iceland in Washington, DC, tel: 202-265-6653 or

During the application appointment a photograph is taken of the applicant and in addition fingerprints are taken of induviduals older than 12.

As of 01/01/2017 the cost is USD 109. For children under 18 and seniors over 66 the cost is USD 50. We accept cash or checks only.

After applying it takes 2-3 weeks for the applicant to receive the new passport.

For children both parents need to be present. If both parents can not be present a certified consent form must be provided from the parent that is absent. Unless proof of sole custody is shown.

Embassies and Consulates can no longer extend the validity of existing Icelandic Passports.

Emergency Passports are only issued to Icelandic Citizens that are not able to apply for new passports in Iceland, or at Embassies/Consulates that issue new passports. It should be noted that Emergency Passports are not ideal travel documents and not machine readable.

NOTE ! ! Name changes. If the applicant has taken its spouse last name during marriage, you must report that to the Icelandic National Registry. Name changes are not automatic during marriage. See:


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