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Want to work in Iceland?

Iceland is not as far away as you think! Ideally located between Europe and North America, Iceland is a vibrant and progressive place to live and work.

Iceland is a good place to work

Find out what there is to know about working in Iceland

5 good reasons to work in Iceland

If there is one thing Icelanders value, it is a healthy work-life balance. Icelanders are very family-centric—not surprising given the island's population of 360,000 and close ancestral ties. An average Icelandic workweek is 40 hours, including lunchtime and breaks, and is very often flexible.

5 Good reasons to live in Iceland

Hiring a foreign expert

Ten things to keep in mind

Gender equality and gay rights

Long term visa for remote workers

Work permit

Relocating to Iceland

Relevant applications

A View From the North

Hear from some of the diverse people who have moved—sometimes across the world—to work in Iceland.

Remote work visa faq

Iceland has a remote work long-term visa for those interested in staying up to 180 days. Here are some of the most common questions we have received about the application process, and we hope that they will help you! If you have any other inquiries, please let us know.

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