The Embassy provides Icelandic citizens with various consular services, such as voting, the renewal of passports and assistance in emergency situations, requiring official involvement.
In case of an emergency, please contact the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, tel.+354 5459900, which will provide an emergency phone number for the Embassy in New Delhi.
Practical advice for Indians visiting Iceland. (PDF)
Practical advice for Icelanders visiting India. (PDF)
Visa for Iceland / Schengen Visa
Iceland is a part of the Schengen Agreement; this for instance secures unrestricted passage for individuals within the Schengen area. Those who enter the Schengen area go through passport control in the first country they arrive in, and then there is no further inspection. It can therefore be said that when a visa is issued for a trip to Iceland, the visa is not issued exclusively for Iceland as it gives access to all other Schengen countries.
In India, the Embassy of Denmark handles visa applications for Iceland through the VFS Global in New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai,Kolkata and Bengaluru. Information on visas and applications can be found on the websites of the Danish Embassy.
Information on where to apply for visas in other countries within the Embassy’s jurisdiction can be found on the website of the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do Indian citizens need a visa to travel to Iceland?
Yes, Indian citizens are required to obtain a Schengen visa before traveling to Iceland. The Embassy of Denmark in New Delhi issues visas on behalf of the Icelandic Embassy through the VFS Global.
Does the Icelandic Embassy facilitate the issuing of visas?
No, visas are issued in strict accordance with the rules and regulations guiding the Visa Section of the Danish Embassy in New Delhi.
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