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Visa application requirements for Iceland

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All types of visa applications require passports with validity of at least 3 months. Nationals of following countries that may enter Iceland without visa include Britain, Australia, Canada, USA, Japan and EU members. Citizens of the following countries that need an airport transit visa are Sri Lanka, Somalia, Pakistan, Nigeria, Iraq, Iran, India, Ghana, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Congo (Dem Rep), Bangladesh and Afghanistan. But for those Indian nationals holding a valid visa for USA or Canada, EU or EEA country are not required for airport transit visa.

A special type of visa is the Schengen visa which is issued for tourist, private and business trips. Payment must be in check or cash, which is non-refundable. Free visa charge is given to spouses of EU or EEA nationals.

Requirements for Tourist Visa for non-US citizens are valid passport, passport-size photographs, (1) Schengen visa application, (1) Supplementary Information form, proof stating the reason of your visit, a bank or credit card statement or copies of traveler’s checks, evidence of accommodation, evidence of travel insurance and for minor applicant there must be a letter consent from the parent of guardian. Students must show a valid I-20 while exchange visitors must show a valid IAP-66. For Business visa, the requirements for non-US citizens are the same for tourist visa and in addition, a letter with the company letter head indicating the purpose and period of the visit.

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