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 area 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.

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

Where do I apply for my Iceland Visa?

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?

  • 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 - Number of Entries

Schengen Single Entry Visa

The Schengen visa single entry allows you to enter the Schengen area once and stay for up to 90 days.

  • Valid for up to 90 days during a 180-day period across the entire Schengen area.
  • The term “one entrance” refers to the fact that you are only allowed one entry into the Schengen area. If you leave the Schengen area for whatever reason, your visa will have been used and will consequently be void. Even if your visa is still valid, you will be unable to return to the area once you have left. In order to access the territory you just left, you will need to apply for a new visa.
  • Single Entry Schengen Visa applications should be sent to the embassy of the country where you want to spend the most time.
  • A typical adult ticket costs 80 euros (children between the ages of 6-12 will only pay 40 Euros). All visa fees are waived for certain types of applicants (most students, children under the age of six).

 

Schengen Double Entry Visa

The Schengen visa double entry allows you to visit the Schengen area twice in a 180-day period for up to 90 days each time.

  • The Double Entry Schengen Visa, unlike the single entry, permits you to leave and return to the Schengen area. As a result, it is valid for two Schengen border crossings.
  • The double entry visa offers more flexibility than the single entry visa, but it still restricts the number of times you can leave and return to the Schengen area.
  • Double Entry Schengen Visa applications should be sent to the embassy of the nation in whose territory you want to spend the most time.
  • A typical adult ticket costs 80 euros (children between the ages of 6-12 will only pay 40 Euros). All visa fees are waived for certain types of applicants (most students, children under the age of six).

 

Multiple Entry Schengen Visa:

You can enter, depart, and re-enter the Schengen area as many times as you wish for 90 days within a 180-day period with a Schengen visa multiple entries.

Multiple Entry Schengen Visa applications should be sent to the embassy of the nation in whose territory you want to spend the most time.

A typical adult ticket costs 80 euros (children between the ages of 6-12 will only pay 40 Euros). All visa fees are waived for certain types of applicants (most students, children under the age of six).

Purposes of Iceland Visa

There are over ten distinct Schengen Visa Purposes to choose from when describing your purpose for travelling.

You will be asked to describe your “reason” for travelling while applying for a Schengen visa. This is the primary reason for your trip or why you require a visa.

Consider why youre travelling and choose the purpose that best describes your itinerary.

The documents you must submit in your Schengen visa application will be determined by the purpose you choose. For example, if you apply for a Medical Schengen Visa, you must include data regarding the procedure or treatment you plan to get, but Business Schengen Visa applications demand information about the type of business you plan to undertake.

A Schengen visa is required for the following ten types of trips:

  • Business: You should apply for a Business Schengen Visa if you are travelling primarily for professional reasons, such as conducting business.
  • Visiting Family or Friends: You should apply for a Visiting Family or Friends Schengen Visa if you are travelling primarily for social purposes, such as visiting family or friends.
  • Medical Reasons: You should apply for a Medical Reasons Schengen Visa if you are travelling primarily for medical treatment or escorting someone who is travelling for medical reasons.
  • Even if you are not exiting the terminal, you may need to obtain a Schengen Airport Transit Visa if you are travelling via a Schengen airport. If your itinerary includes an indirect flight to a place outside the Schengen area, pay special attention to the details of your trip.
  • You should apply for a Tourism Schengen Visa if you are travelling primarily for touristic purposes, such as touring.
  • Cultural: You should apply for a Cultural Schengen Visa if you are travelling primarily for cultural reasons, such as to attend cultural events.
  • Study: You should apply for a Study Schengen Visa if you are travelling primarily for educational purposes, such as to attend school or participate in educational or scholastic events or programmes.
  • Sports: A Sports Schengen Visa is required if you are travelling solely for the purpose of participating in sporting competitions, including as part of a team.
  • Official Visit: If you are travelling primarily for the purpose of an official visit, i.e. you are a member of an official delegation who has been invited to visit a Schengen state or states by a Schengen government entity or a Schengen deliberative body, you should apply for an Official Visit Schengen Visa.
  • Other: An Other Schengen Visa is required for purposes other than those listed in the other nine categories.

Additionally:

If youre travelling as the spouse of a European Union citizen, youll need to apply for a European Spouse Schengen Visa.

  • Film Crew: A Film Crew Schengen Visa is required if you are travelling as part of a film crew (i.e., to work on a movie being filmed in the Schengen area).
  • Religious Purposes: A Religious Purposes Schengen Visa is required if you are travelling primarily for religious purposes (i.e. to attend religious activities or assemblies).

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

  • 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.
  • Proof of civil status. This could be your birth certificate, marriage certificate etc.

Additional Requirements

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

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.

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. We can ensure your visa application goes smoothly, however, entrance to the Schengen zone is not guaranteed by approved Visa Applications.

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