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Restricted Work Permit Due to Labor Shortage

A restricted work permit may be granted for a specific job in Iceland when suitable workers are found neither in the domestic labor market nor in the EEA/EFTA labor market, i.e., because of a shortage of labor.

Please note that this application must be submitted by the prospective employer and not the prospective employee.

For more information see the Directorate of Labor.

Application for a Restricted Work Permit