Iceland Visa

Iceland Visa

Visa Applications for Iceland
For Travel to Iceland.

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Important Travel Document Information – Please Read

If you want to travel to Iceland, you can apply for a Schengen Visa. This will allow you to travel there for 90 days within a 6 month period, and travel to other Schengen areas. Certain countries that have agreement with the Schengen areas will not need a visa. Check online to see if your country is one. We strongly advise to make any Visa Applications as soon as possible to ensure that you are approved for any visa when traveling to Iceland in time for your trip. You will not be allowed on your flight without a valid visa document.

Iceland Schengen C-Visas

What is the application process for a Schengen Visa to Iceland?

  1. Find out when you need to apply for a visa to Iceland.
  2. Check where you need to apply for an Iceland visa.
  3. File the Iceland visa application form.
  4. Collect the required documents.
  5. Schedule a visa appointment.
  6. Attend the visa interview.
  7. Pay the Iceland visa fee.

Please select one of the following options when applying for your Visa To Iceland:

Iceland National D-Visas

When can I apply for a Schengen to Iceland?

The earliest you can apply before your trip to Iceland is six months before you travel. The latest that you can apply is two weeks before you trip. However, it is recommended to apply 3 weeks before you travel.

Easy 4 Step Process

Submit your Information
Details Are Reviewed
Schedule Your Appointment
Pay Visa Fees & Get Your Approval
Where do I apply for my Schengen to Iceland?

Where do I apply for my Schengen to Iceland?

Icelandic embassies and consulates around the world do not take visa applications. Instead they require you to apply through the embassies and consulates of other Schengen areas. You can check online for the one specific for your country.

Can I extend my visa in Iceland?

Yes, but only in certain circumstances such as: natural disasters, unexpected illness, political situations in home country) or you have serious personal reasons related to family.

Applying just because you want to stay longer is not a valid reason.

What will the application form ask me?

What will the application form ask me?

  • Name and surname
  • Date and place of birth
  • Nationality
  • Sex and marital status
  • National Identity number
  • Passport number
  • Home address and email
  • Purpose of trip
  • Question regarding previous trips to Schengen, if any
  • Intended date of arrival in Iceland, and the intended period of stay
  • Cost of traveling and remaining in Iceland, who will cover them, etc.


Iceland Visa Process

Once you have completed any Visa Applications and submitted your details, your information will be reviewed and your application will enter processing. First of all, any mistakes or un-clear information will be clarified or corrected to ensure no issues during your application.

What will I need to apply for a Schengen to Iceland?

For Adults:

  • Iceland visa Application form. Fulfill the form in your computer with clear and correct information. The form contains questions about your identity and purpose of trip to Iceland. Make sure the information you give in this form complies with the information in the rest of the documents. After you complete it, print it, and sign it at the end.
  • Two photos. The photos must be no older than three months, in compliance with the rest of the Schengen visa photo requirements.
  • Valid passport. Your passport must be issued within the last 10 years. It must be valid for another 3 months beyond the date you plan to leave Iceland. Make sure it has at least two blank pages in order to affix the visa sticker.
  • Copies of older visas. If you have had any visa to the Schengen states or any other country in the world, submit copies of them.
  • Travel Medical Insurance for your entire stay in Iceland. You are obliged to purchase travel insurance to enter Iceland. Your insurance must cover the whole territory of the Schengen Area and unforeseen illnesses or accidents with a minimum coverage of €30,000.
  • Complete travel itinerary for your trip to Iceland. A document issued by an airline, which confirms you have a reserved flight from your home country to Iceland and back. It contains information as your flight name, departure/arrival timings along with dates, your flight code and your flight reservation/booking numbers.
  • Proof of financial means. The Icelandic authorities want you to prove you have enough money to financially maintain yourself during your stay in Iceland. You must prove you have at least 145€ per each entry, and around 29€ per each day that you plan to spend in Iceland.
  • Proof of accommodation in Iceland. You will need to show proof that you have arranged where you will be staying throughout your time in Iceland. This could be one of the following:
    • Hotel booking for the whole period you plan to remain in Iceland.
    • Rent Agreement with an Icelander host, for the whole period of your stay in Iceland.
    • Invitation letter by a host in Iceland, in which the host invites you to stay at your place as long as you are in Iceland.
  • Proof of civil status. This could be your birth certificate, marriage certificate etc.


Entry To Iceland

For minors: 


  • Birth certificate
  • Iceland application form should be signed by both parents.
  • Family court order, in cases where only one parent has full custody over the child.
  • Certified copies of ID / passport of both parents
  • A notarised parental authorisation to travel to Iceland, signed by both parents / guardians, if the minor will be travelling alone with another person


Based on employment status:

If you are employed:

  • Employment contract
  • Current bank statement for the last 6 months
  • Leave permission from the employer

If you are self-employed:

  • A copy of your business license
  • Bank statement for the last 6 months

If you are a student:

  • Proof of enrollment
  • No-objection certificate from school or university

If you are retired, submit your pension statement of the latest 6 months.


Other EU Visa Types

A Visa is required for any third national wishing to enter Iceland or any other Schengen country. It could be a short-stay Schengen C-visa for stays of up to 90 days or a national D-visa / residence permit for longer stays in the country.

Austria Visa Belgium Visa Czech Republic Visa
Denmark Visa Estonia Visa Finland Visa
Switzerland Visa France Visa Germany Visa
Greece Visa Hungary Visa Iceland Visa
Italy Visa Latvia Visa Liechtenstein Visa
Lithuania Visa Luxembourg Visa Malta Visa
Netherlands Visa Norway Visa Poland Visa
Portugal Visa Slovakia Visa Slovenia Visa
Spain Visa Sweden Visa

Schengen visas are utilised by business persons, tourists, speciality workers, and students who want to stay in Iceland for a limited time for specific travel purposes. Those who apply for a Schengen visa must show the Visa Applications Centre that they intend to leave the Schengen Zone at the end of their temporary stay.

Once you submit an application, it will go through our 8 point check to ensure there will be no issues with your authorization. Sometimes it can take up to 72 hours to schedule your consultation call with the attorney but you will be kept up to date from the moment your application is submitted.

You will receive all updates to the email address you present on your application and our phone lines are open 9am-5pm (GMT+0) if you have any queries.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long is a Schengen visa for Iceland valid for?

    This depends on a number of things such as whether or not you have had a Schengen visa in the past or how many countries you intend to visit. Generally you first Schengen visa will be issued for the duration of your stay. Visa Applications may be granted for multiple entry for a number of years.
  • Which countries is a Schengen visa for Iceland valid for?

    There are 26 Schengen members states in Europe. You can see the full list of countries in the Schengen zone in our resources section.
  • How long does it take to process a Schengen visa for Iceland?

    You can expect an update on any Visa Applications within 3 days of submission. You can choose express processing at checkout for a response within 24 hours. Once you attend your appointment, your visa can take up to 15 working days to be processed by the Embassy.