How to Get a Digital Nomad Visa in Iceland

Does Iceland have a Digital Nomad Visa? Yes, they do. And you can get it now.

Documents for Iceland Digital Nomad Visa

To apply for a long term remote visa to Iceland, you need to collect the following documents:

  • Your valid passport. The passport must be valid for at least three months after your stay in the country and must be submitted as a copy.
  • Remote work visa application form. You need to download it and fill it out electronically. If your spouse or partner is applying with you, you must fill out a separate application form for him/her.
  • Proof of visa payment. The receipt must show that you have paid the full required amount of โ‚ฌ94.
  • One passport-sized photograph. The photo must not be older than six months and must meet the photo requirements for a Schengen visa.
  • Health insurance for digital nomads. The health insurance must specify the period and territory covered.
  • Purpose of stay. You must provide documentation to prove that you will be doing remote work for a foreign employer or working as a self-employed foreigner. For example, a letter from your employer confirming that you will be working remotely or documents confirming that you are self-employed in your country of residence.
  • Proof of stable income. The document should state that your monthly income is around โ‚ฌ7,000.
  • A certificate of no criminal record. The certificate can be obtained from your local police station or office.
  • If you are applying for a dependent (such as a spouse), you will also need to provide:
  • A marriage certificate.
  • Proof that you have lived together for at least one year.
  • An additional fee of approximately โ‚ฌ2000.

Step-by-step guide to get Iceland Digital Nomad Visa

If you want to apply for an Icelandic remote worker visa, follow the steps below:

  1. Pay the Iceland remote worker visa fee. First, you need to make the payment for the visa for remote work in Iceland by bank transfer. Bank details can be found on the website of the Directorate of Immigration. The payment receipt must be attached to the other required documents. The fee for an Icelandic visa for remote work is โ‚ฌ94. If your spouse or children will be joining you, you must pay a separate fee for each applicant.
  2. Submit the documents and wait for a response. All necessary documents should be mailed to the Directorate of Immigration in Kopavogur. If you are already in Iceland at the time of application, you can hand them in at the lobby of the Directorate of Immigration. The processing time for a long-term visa application is approximately three to four weeks.
  3. Enter Iceland and get your visa. A long-term visa for remote work is not issued until you arrive in Iceland. Once you enter Iceland, you must contact the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration and they will issue you a visa. The validity of a remote worker visa is calculated from the date of issue.

Official website of the program.

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