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Fjodor Andersen

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

Michelle Guillemont

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

Enjoy living and working in Reykjavík

Are you an expat living in Reykjavík? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Icelandic aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺAm I entitled to paid holidays and sick pay when employed by an Icelandic company?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for colleges and universities in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Reykjavík can take you hours. However, by using our Reykjavík expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Reykjavík. Beginning with administration and finance top tips about education & children - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Reykjavík.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Reykjavík. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Washington, D.C. to living in Zurich.

Top Articles in the Reykjavík Expat Guide

  • Moving to Reykjavík

    To some extent, moving to Reykjavik means relocating to the top of the world. Combine this with the breathtaking scenery, the friendly people, and the country’s rich history and Reykjavik will be one of the most pleasant places to move to. Discover more about this city in the InterNations Expat Guide.
  • Living in Reykjavík

    Living in Reykjavik can be an amazing experience, fine-tuned with a variation of light hours, from 4 to more than 16 per day. Whether in darkness or sunlight, Reykjavik is a welcoming city. In this guide, you’ll learn all about the city’s culture, transportation, education system and more.
  • Working in Reykjavík

    Reykjavik is the capital of a country which has one of the highest living standards in the world. Not only due to this, working in Reykjavik is a great option. The city offers various business opportunities for expats. Find out what they are and how to approach them in this Expat Guide.

Information for the Expat Life in Reykjavík

Are you looking for specific information, such as international hospitals in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Iceland? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Reykjavík, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Reykjavík. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Reykjavík expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Reykjavík and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Velkomin from our expats living and working in Reykjavík.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Reykjavík? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Jersey City or living in Dubai!

Fjodor Andersen

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

Michelle Guillemont

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

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