It is important to keep in mind that due to international agreements, for instance between the Nordic countries and member states of the EEA and EFTA agreements, there are different rules depending on the country of citizenship.

The pamphlet First steps for citizens of EEA/EFTA contains detailed information and is intended for citizens of the EEA/EFTA member states .

The pamphlet, First steps for citizens outside of EEA/EFTA, contains detailed information for other nationalities.

At the Multicultural and information Centre and EURES you can get information regarding immigration issues, Icelandic community, Icelandic studies, rights and obligations, interpretation and translation services and more.

Information on foreign embassies and consulates can be found on the Foreign Ministry's website(