If you plan a studying to Iceland, what do you need to do to get an Iceland student visa?
Here’s everything you need to know about applying for one—and how much it will cost!
Know if you need a visa.
Your student visa will be valid for your study in Iceland.
If you’re a citizen of a country that requires a visa, then it’s likely that you’ll need to apply for one. You can get more information about how to apply here:
For students from countries that are not visa-exempt but have no requirement for visas (like Canada), this doesn’t apply so much anymore since they don’t need one any longer either!
Apply for the ‘letter of acceptance from your study institution.
- Apply for the ‘letter of acceptance from your study institution.
- You need to apply for a student visa, which will be issued after you’ve been accepted into the program and have paid all tuition fees. You can go to the embassy or consulate nearest where you are staying (check online) and get this done before coming to Iceland.
- Know if you need a visa in advance! If not, don’t worry about it—you can still apply at an Icelandic embassy/consulate when they open up later this month!
Apply for an Iceland student visa.
- Apply for a student visa at the embassy or consulate.
- Apply for a student visa online.
- Apply for a student visa in person at an embassy or consulate or by mail (if you don’t have access to email).
Go to the embassy or consulate.
Go to the embassy or consulate. Bring your passport, letter of acceptance, and visa application form.
You should bring:
- A passport photo (at least one month old)
- A copy of your letter of acceptance letter from a university or college in Iceland
- Your visa application form
What to do after arrival
After arriving in Iceland, you must register at the local police station within three days. Then you can apply for a residence permit and your student visa.
Contact your local immigration office (INIS) to apply for a residence permit.
The INIS office should have forms that must be filled out in English, but if they don’t have these forms available, then it may be necessary to go there in person so that they can help you fill them out.
The Iceland student visa will allow you to study in Iceland.
You can study in Iceland on a student visa if you:
- They are between 18 and 30 years old.
- Have an offer or acceptance letter from your university, college, or school.
The application process for studying in Iceland is easy to follow, but it does take some time to complete. If you’re applying for a student visa, all applications must be made through the Icelandic Immigration Service website.
The Last Word
There are many ways to study in Iceland, and it’s important to know what you need before you apply for a visa. You can find more information on getting a student visa here.