Residence Permit Based on Work
Minimum Age Requirement
This residence permit is intended for people at least 18 years old who have been offered work in Iceland.
The Directorate of Immigration can expedite processing for this type of permit in some cases. Please see the checklist for expedited processing and submit it with the application along with any supporting documents.
Permission to Begin Work During Processing
The employer may apply to the Directorate of Labor for permission for the foreign national to begin work while the application for their residence permit is being processed.