Useful links

We have gathered some links that might be useful for you



ASÍ (The Icelandic Confederation of Labour)

SGS Calculator for wages 

Government agencies


Þjóðskrá (Registers Iceland)

Foreigners working in Iceland must register at Þjóðskrá. 


Vinnumálastofnun (The Directorate of Labour) 

Vinnumálastofnun oversees unemployment benefits and is responsible for issuing work permits to citizens from states outside the EEA. 

Further information in many languages


New in Iceland

New in Iceland provides free-of-charge information and advice about anything related to living in Iceland. The services are confidential and in many languages.


The Multicultural Centre

The MCC website contains a lot of useful information about moving to or living in Iceland.


Icelandic Human Rights Centre

The Icelandic Human Rights Centre provides free-of-charge legal counselling for immigrants.


Renting Helpline

The renting helpline provides free-of-charge information and advice on your rights and obligations as a tenant.


Stígamót - Center for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Stígamót provides free and confidential counseling for survivors of sexual violence.


Women’s Shelter

The Women's Shelter is a shelter for women who are not able to stay in their homes due to violence.