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The postal and visiting address of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs is:

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs
Arnarhvoli við Lindargötu
101 Reykjavik

Tel: (+354) 545-9200
E-mail: fjr[at]fjr.is

Reg. No. 550169-2829

Opening hours are daily from 8.30am - 4:00pm, Monday through Friday


The primary role of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs is to direct public finances and economic affairs. The Ministry is responsible for financial market issues, improving corporate governance and planning. It actively manages the state's human resources and takes the lead in improvements and innovation in central government operations.

The Minister heads its operations and is responsible for all the Ministry's administrative decisions.

The Permanent Secretary, acting under the Minister's authority, directs the functioning of the Ministry.

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs includes five departments, as shown in its organisational chart: the Minister's Secretariat, Department of Economic Affairs and Financial Services, Department of Fiscal Affairs, Department of Taxation and the Department of Public Management and Reform.

Two other departments, the Legal and Administrative Departments, operate on an interdepartmental basis.
A special section, Employment and Human Resources, is responsible for the state's human resources on behalf of the Minister.

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