Remote work visa FAQ
Iceland is excited to introduce its new remote work long-term visa. Here are some answers to the most common questions.
Long term visa for remote workers
The world of work is changing fast. Iceland has rolled out its long-term visa for those who have flexibility and location independence with their work. Experience more of Iceland with a stay of up to 180 days.
Hiring a foreign expert
Is your company looking for that special someone? Here's what you need to know. The website aims to provide companies and individuals with the necessary information for a streamlined relocation process to Iceland.
Maternity and paternity leave
The maternity and paternity leave in Iceland is a combined 12 months. Extending the same benefits to both parents regarding maternity and paternity leave is an essential step toward gender equality in Iceland.
Job hunting in Iceland
Job hunting in Iceland without speaking Icelandic can be tricky. While Google translate has made significant improvements, it only helps to a certain degree. Most likely, positions that match a non-Icelandic-speaker will already be advertised in English (or both languages), so it is still worthwhile to check the job announcements.
10 good reasons to live in Iceland
Icelanders are very family-centric—not surprising given the island's population of 369,000—and they value a healthy work-life balance. An average Icelandic workweek is 40 hours, and companies are typically family-friendly and flexible, understanding that there are dentist appointments, teacher's meetings, and calls to pick up a sick child.