Application for a funeral service licence

General information

It is necessary to obtain an authorisation from the Ministry of the Interior rights in order to be able to run a funeral service.


In order to get a licence the applicant:

  1. Needs to have an unblemished reputation
  2. Resident in an EEA country, legally competent and have the administration of his estate.
  3. Associations and companies must registered in Iceland and may not be bound to composition with creditors or subject to bankruptcy proceedings.
  4. Must show that he has the sufficient knowledge to do the job
  5. Must sign ethical rules

Laws and regulations


Application for a funeral service licence