Moving to Iceland

Moving to Iceland

Ports: Keflavik

Prohibited: Live Animals & Birds, Uncooked Meat & Meat Products, Eggs & Other Poultry Products, Butter And Uncooked Milk, Medicines (except small amounts for personal use), Narcotics & Poisons, and Firearms & Ammunition.

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Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco

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Customs Regulations: Each person of 20 years of age may bring duty-free 1 bottle (1 liter) of spirits, not exceeding 47 vol. % and 1 bottle (1 liter) of wine not exceeding 21 vol. %, or 12 bottles/cans of beer instead of wine/spirits. Each person 15 years of age may bring duty-free 250 grams tobacco (200 cigarettes).

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RemarksUp to three times the duty-free quantities may be brought into the country subject to payment of monopoly charges, provided these goods have been declared to a customs officer.

Firearms and Weapons

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Customs Regulations: Prohibited.

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Household Goods and Personal Effects

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Customs Regulations: A nonresident may bring duty-free all wearing apparel, ordinary equipment, food (max 10 kg), personal articles if the items are appropriate and intended for his own use and not for sale. The items must be taken out on his departure.

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RemarksIt is prohibited by law to bring fishing equipment, including waders and rubber boots, which have been used abroad unless such equipment has been disinfected according to valid rules (immersion for 10 minutes in a 2% formaldehyde solution). A certificate of disinfection issued by an authorized veterinary officer will be acceptable.

Pets and Animals

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Customs Regulations: Prohibited.

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Vehicles

Required Documents:  1) Vehicle’s registration book; 2) International motor insurance; 3) Owner’s ‘green card’; 4) Driving license valid in Iceland.

Customs Regulations: Customs permit limited to owner’s estimated stay in Iceland at the end of which the vehicle must be re-exported.

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Please note:
The information on this page is intended as a guide and NOT as a complete or definitive resource.
The information on this page should not be used as an authoritative reference.