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Consular Services

Consular services of the Embassy of Iceland in Norway include issuing of Icelandic passports, assistance in connection with illness and death and legislation.

Renewal for Icelandic citizens

Icelandic Citizens are able to apply for passports through the Embassy of Iceland in Oslo.

All passports are produced by the National Register of Iceland and production takes up to six working days plus shipping time to the recipient. Please note that if there are holidays during the period, the processing time will be longer. Passports are sent by post. The applicant can request to collect his passport from the embassy or have it sent to the place where he is staying.

Emergency Passports are only issued to Icelandic citizens that are not able to apply for new passports through Icelandic Embassies. It should be noted that Emergency Passports are not ideal travel documents.

Please note that all applicants have to submit applications in person at the Embassy.
Passports are issued in Iceland and the estimated delivering time is 15 working days.

The office is open Monday-Friday 10:00-15:00. 

The Embassy's passport service is open:

Monday         12:30-15:00
Wednesday   11:00-15:00
Friday            12:30-15:00

Applicants must book appointments in advance

Bookings for children under 6 months old must be done over the telephone +47 2323 7530 or via email: [email protected]

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Payment can be made at the Embassy with Vipps or by card.


Embassy of Iceland

Stortingsgata 30, Oslo

tel. +47 2323 7530

Further information regarding requirements for issuing Icelandic passports (Icelandic nationals only): Icelandic version / English version.

Lost or stolen passport

When you receive your passport it is advisable to make a photocopy of the first page or take note of your passport details. This information should be kept somewhere safe, and away from your passport in case it is lost or stolen.

If your passport is stolen in Norway or abroad, you should immediately report the loss to the nearest police station. You also need to report a loss of your passport to the issuing authority. The Icelandic Embassy in Norway can help you either by issuing a new passport or a temporary travel document.

Passports – ID cards

A valid passport is required for visitors to Iceland, except for citizens of the Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden travelling between the Nordic countries.

Citizens of the following countries may enter Iceland presenting, instead of passports, national identity cards issued by the competent authorities in their countries of origin:

Austria: Personalausweis.
Belgium: Carte d'Identité (Identiteitskaart, Personalausweis, Identity card), Identitätsdokument, Identity document issued for minors under 12 years, provided travelling with custodian.
Bulgaria: Lichna karta (ЛИЧНА КАРТА, Identity card).
Cyprus: Deltio Taytotitas (ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΑΥΤΟΤΗΤΑΣ, Kimlik Karti, Identity Card).
Czech Republic: Občanský průkaz (Czech Republic Identification Card).
Estonia: Eesti Vabariik Isikutunnistus (Republic of Estonia Identity Card).
Finland: Henkilökortti (Identitetskort, Identity Card).
France: Carte Nationale d'Identité.
Germany: Personalausweis (Identity card, Carte d'Identite), Vorläufiger Personal­ausweis (Identity card, Carte d'identite).
Greece: Deltio Taytotitas (ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΑΥΤΟΤΗΤΑΣ).
Hungary: Személyazonosító Igazolvány (Identity card).
Italy: Carta d'Identità.
Liechtenstein: Identitätskarte (Carte d'Identité, Carta d'Identità).
Lithuania: Asmens tapatybés kortelé (Personal Identity Card).
Luxembourg: Carte d'Identité (Identity Card, Personalausweis).
Malta: Karta Ta'l-Identità.
Netherlands: Nederlandse Identiteitskaart (Identity card, Carte d'identité).
Portugal: Bilhete de Identidade de Cidadão Nacional (Carte d'Identité, Identity card of national citizen) and Cartão de Cidadão (citizen card).
Poland: Rzeczpospolita Polska Dowód Osobisty (Republic of Poland Identity Card).
Romania: Carte d'Identite (Carte de identitate, Identity card).
Slovakia: Obciansky Preukaz (Identification Card).
Slovenia: Osebna Izkaznica (Identity Card).
Spain: Documento Nacional de Identidad (DNI).
Switzerland: Carte d'Identité Citoyen Suisse (Identitätskarte Schweizerbürger, Carta d'Identità Cittadino Svizzero). and Identitätskarte (Carte d'Identité, Carta d'Identità, Carta d'Identitad, Identity Card) issued after June 30th 1994
Sweden: Nationellt identitetskort (National Identity Card, Carte nationale d'identité).

It is required that travel documents is valid for three months beyond the intended stay. It is though sufficient that travel documents of citizens of EEA  (EU and EFTA) countries are valid upon arrival.

Schengen Visas - Visas to Iceland

Iceland is a member of the Schengen cooperation which exempts travelers from border controls travelling between 26 EU and EFTA  countries. A uniform Schengen visa issued by one of the Schengen states is valid for travel within the whole Schengen area. Schengen visa should be applied for at an Embassy representing the state where the main destination is within the Schengen area.

All persons requiring visas, must apply for a visa at the applicable embassy/consulate before travelling to the Schengen area. For a list of embassies/consulates which handle applications for Iceland, see here.

The validity of a uniform Schengen visa is up to 90 days.


EU-states: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (and Monaco), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.
EFTA-States: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland.

For civil ceremonies in Reykjavik, contact:

District Commissioner (Syslumadurinn í Reykjavík)

Skógarhlíd 6,

150 Reykjavík.

Tel: 354-569-2400

Fax: 354- 562 4870

Web: www.syslumadur.is

For details pertaining to a Church wedding you should also contact either of the following:

The Dean of Reykjavík (East)

Arbaejarkirkja, Rofabae

110 Reykjavík


Tel: 354 587 2405

e-mail: [email protected]

The Dean of Reykjavík (West)

Hallgrimskirkja, Skolavörduholti

101 Reykjavík


Tel: 354 510 1000

Fax: 354 510 1010

e-mail: [email protected]

The following documents are required:

1) A birth certificate confirming that each party to the prospective marriage has reached 18 years of age.

2) A valid passport for each foreign individual

3) A certificate of marital status

4) A valid divorce degree if one or both of the individuals intending to marry have been married before. An original or certified copy, confirmed by the Ministry of Justice of Iceland, is required.

5) An application form properly filled in and the certification of two witnesses confirming the parties ability to marry. The witnesses must write their names on the application before the ceremony. They must be 18 years of age (documentation required).

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