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Embassy Information

The Embassy of Iceland in Stockholm represents Iceland vis-à-vis Sweden, as well as Albania and Kuwait. The role of the Embassy is to represent the interest of Iceland in all respect vis-à-vis in those countries. The mission of the Embassy is also to promote bilateral political, economic, trade, investment and cultural relations between Iceland and the above-mentioned countries. Furthermore, the Embassy protects and assists, when needed, the Icelandic national’s vis-à-vis foreign authorities, institutions and individuals.

Embassy of Iceland in Stockholm


Kommendörsgatan 35

SE-114 58 Stockholm

Phone: +46 (0) 8 442 8303



Open all week days from 09:30 - 15:30

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The staff of the Icelandic embassy in Sweden
Elín ÓskarsdóttirSecretaryelin.oskarsdottir@utn.stjr.is
Estrid BrekkanAmbassadorestrid.brekkan@utn.stjr.is
Haukur JohnsonSpecialisthaukur.johnson@utn.stjr.is
Jóna Dögg ÞórðardóttirOfficerjona.dogg@utn.stjr.is


Representative of the Icelandic Health Insurance (Sjúkratryggingar Íslands) in Stockholm:
Margrét Yrsa Richter, Margret.Richter@sjukra.is, tel. +46736839613

Icelandic priest/Representative of the Icelandic Health Insurance (Sjúkratryggingar Íslands) in Gothenburg:
Ágúst Einarsson, kirkjan@telia.com, tel. +46702863969


Estrid Brekkan

Born 14 February 1954

Curriculum Vitae


Sept. 2015-
Ambassador of Iceland to Sweden

Director, International Organizations and Human Rights, Directorate for International and Security Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Deputy to the Director General of the Directorate for International and Security Affairs

Minister-Counsellor, Embassy of Iceland, Paris

Counsellor, Embassy of Iceland, Oslo

Chief of Division, Nordic, Regional and International Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

First Secretary, Embassy of Iceland, Stockholm

Attaché, Embassy of Iceland, Bonn

Attaché, Embassy of Iceland, Oslo

Chief of Division, Press, Culture and Information, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Various administrative positions in Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Missions in New York, Moscow, Geneva, Paris and Oslo


B.A. in Political Science, UMUC


Icelandic, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, French, German


Literature, art, golf, skiing

Estrid Brekkan, Icelandic ambassador to Sweden

Iceland's Honorary Consuls in Sweden, as well as the other countries to which the ambassador is accredited, are private citizens who have undertaken to protect Icelandic interests in the area of their jurisdiction. They are not financially renumerated for their important work.

Below you will find information in Icelandic about Honorary Consuls in each respective country.

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