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Consular Services

Passports

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 18 working days.

The office is open Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00. Applicants can apply for passport at the embassy by agreement only when the office is open. 

Applicants must book appointments in advance

Iceland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is home to a progressive and peaceful nation that has formed a modern society where freedom and equality are the most important qualities. Iceland continuously ranks near the top of measurements for quality of life, gender equality, and democracy, and is one of the highest ranked countries in the world regarding health care, education and internet availability.

Iceland is a country of extreme geological contrasts. Widely known as “The Land of Fire and Ice” Iceland is home to some of the largest glaciers in Europe, and some of the world’s most active volcanoes. Iceland is also the land of light and darkness. Long summer days with near 24-hours of sunshine are offset by short winter days with only a few hours of daylight.

The cornerstone of Icelandic culture is the Icelandic language, which has spawned a literary tradition that dates back to the ancient Icelandic Sagas. These are tales of violent blood feuds, traditions, family, and character. A strong literary tradition still thrives in modern Iceland. Icelandic authors publish more books per capita than in any other country in the world. Iceland also boasts a prospering music scene, a burgeoning film industry, and Icelandic design is coming of age.

For comprehensive travel information please visit the official Icelandic tourism gateway Inspired by Iceland.

Iceland joined the Schengen states on March 25, 2001, an agreement of 26 states to abolish checks at their common borders on the movement of persons and facilitate the transport and movement of goods at those borders.

The validity of the passport or recognized ID card must be at least three months beyond the proposed stay, except for citizens of EEA/EFTA countries. Those documents only need to be valid beyond the stay in Iceland. For information on passport and visa requirements visit the website of Icelandic Directorate of Immigration

Iceland is a part of the Schengen area. Japanese nationals do not need a visa for a stay of up to three months in all within the Schengen area. The total stay within the Schengen Area must not exceed three months in any period of six months.

The Danish Embassy in Japan issues Schengen visas to Iceland. 

The validity of the passport or recognized ID card must be at least three months beyond the proposed stay.

For general information on passport and visa requirements visit the website of Icelandic Directorate of Immigration

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