Virginia, US

Iceland

If your company is sending employees to Iceland — Fragomen is here to help. Working closely with our Local Advisors in Iceland, we provide the immigration strategies and support you need to get your employees on the ground as quickly as possible.  If you have any questions, please click here to contact us.

Business visitors to Iceland typically use a local version of the Schengen C Visa, unless they are visa exempt based on their nationality. The Schengen Area limits stay to 90 days in a 180-day period.

The main work authorization categories are:  (1) the Work and Residence Permit for Temporary Shortage of Labour, suitable for temporary projects where no suitable local or EU staff is available, which can be issued for up to one year; and (2) the Work and Residence Permit for Qualified Professionals, suitable for foreign workers with expert knowledge necessary for the local employer, which can be issued for up to two years.

EU/European Economic Area/Swiss nationals do not need to obtain work or residence authorization to enter, stay, and work in Iceland.

Detailed Immigration Snapshots, Document Lists and Process Guides are available to clients on request.