Iceland

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Japanese Expats in Iceland?

Connect with fellow Japanese in Iceland
Get information in our Iceland guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Iceland
Fjodor Andersen

Fjodor Andersen

"Finding other expats interested in playing squash in Reykjavik seemed difficult. But with InterNations I found them easily."
Michelle Guillemont

Michelle Guillemont

"Iceland is not the expat country number one. But I met truly global minds with InterNations. It really works."

InterNations – The Place for Japanese Living in Iceland

Want to connect with the expat community of Japanese in Iceland? Looking for Japanese compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Japanese expats to go on an excursion to the shores of its large volcanic lakes with?

InterNations Iceland offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Iceland or are still in Japan planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Japanese expats in Iceland is going very strong, with members having roots all across Japan - from Sapporo, over the Kansai Region to Tokyo.

Meet other Japanese at our events in Iceland

Attend our monthly events and activities for Japanese expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Find More Information in Our Iceland Expat Guides

  • Moving to Iceland

    Traditionally, expats who dream of making Iceland their next destination may simply have the country’s stunning natural beauty in mind. But there is so much more to life on this volcanic island than just fjords and the Northern Lights. Our expat guide looks at many of the practicalities to consider when moving.
  • Living in Iceland

    Settling down in Iceland, a nation with a particularly high standard of living, can be an amazing expat experience, despite the high prices. Read the InterNations guide to Iceland to learn about finding accommodation, healthcare, education, and safety.
  • Working in Iceland

    Expats working in Iceland have chosen a country which, despite its economic struggles, has one of the highest living standards in the world. The InterNations guide to Iceland offers information on the economy, the job search, taxation, and other aspects of working in Iceland.

Tips and Advice on Iceland from Your Fellow Japanese Expats

Obviously, expat life in Iceland goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Japanese is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Icelandic mentality and way of life. Japanese in Iceland are a part of our community, calling cities such as Akureyri, Keflavik, Reykjavik, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Japanese in Reykjavik, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Japanese delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Icelandic InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Japan.
  • On the Iceland Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get sushi and sashimi in Reykjavik, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Iceland has information on the nearest Japanese embassy and many other institutions.

From the shores of its large volcanic lakes to the inhabited areas of the urbanized south-west, you can meet supportive and friendly Japanese expats in Iceland on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Japanese in Iceland

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Iceland. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Icelandic Þorramatur, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Reykjavik’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Iceland? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see volcanoes, glaciers and whale-watching sites and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Japan and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Konbanwa from our Japanese living in Iceland!