|Application processing time|
Application processing time is 90 days. Please note that this is average processing time.
What can you do to ensure that your application will be processed quickly?
carefully fill out the application and deliver it to the Directorate
The following is a list of documents that , when handed in, need to be originals or notarized copies:
Criminal Record. Please note that individuals, who have resided in the U.S.A. during the past five years, intending to apply for a residence permit in Iceland, must submit a Criminal Record Check issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Instructions on how to apply for a FBI criminal record check is available on the website http://travel.state.gov/travel/tips/emergencies/emergencies_1201.html.
If sufficient documentation is not submitted the application processing time will unavoidably be considerably longer.