Places in Visas of Iceland





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Facts about Iceland

Iceland is a prime destination for tourists for its nightlife and bars. The country has spas where you can go to and have a relaxing time. Also, there are national parks scattered around the country where tourists can go to partake in a flurry of activities. During winter, the country offers whale watching and awesome delicacies like the fermented shark.

Tourism was a major factor in the resurgence of the Icelandic economy after the period when the banking system in the country systematically failed. The average number of tourists the country receives doubles the entire population of the country. Iceland receives as much as 2 million tourists yearly.

Smoking in public places is not accepted in the country. Anyone caught in the act will be fined.

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Iceland

  • A valid Nigerian passport not older than 7 years, with at least six months validity beyond the date you plan to leave Iceland.
  • A passport size photograph (45 X 35 mm) with a white background.
  • Travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Proof of accommodation. E.g hotel reservations.
  • Documentation showing applicants ties to home country, e.g. Marriage certificate, birth certificate etc.
  • Travel medical Insurance with a coverage of at least 30,000 Euros.
  • Documentation confirming the purpose of travel.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.

Types of Iceland Visa

Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist Visa 10 -15 days 90 days
Business Visa 10 -15 days 90 days
Student Visa 10 -15 days Variable

Places in Visas of Iceland Fees

Visa Type Sub Type Visa Fees
Tourist Visa Not available
Business Visa Not available
Student Visa Not available

FAQs about Places in Visas of Iceland

Can I travel to Iceland without a visa ?

Iceland is a party to the Schengen Agreement. This means that Nigerian citizens cannot enter Iceland without a visa for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes.

How long does it take to get an Iceland visa ?

The visa application process could take up to 25 days, therefore you are advised to apply well in advance of your planned trip.

Is food expensive in Iceland ?

Yes, food can be one of the most expensive things in Iceland, so you are advised to cook your own food.

What is the best time to visit Iceland ?

The summer months could be the best period to travel to Iceland because there's midnight sun and the temperature gets a little hotter.

What is the coldest month in Iceland ?

The coldest month in Iceland is January.

Is it always necessary to provide the medical insurance of at least €30000 when applying for Iceland student visa. The money is fucking much. ?

4 Visas of Iceland found

Tourist Visa from Nigeria to Iceland
Tourist Visa from Nigeria to Iceland

Tourist Visa from Nigeria to Iceland

Visas of Iceland, Visa, Tourist visa



Nigerians looking to visit Iceland for recreation, relaxation and sightseeing purposes can apply for the Icelandic tourist visa. The Iceland tourist visa is also a Schengen 'Type C' visa and it  is valid for 90 days. Iceland is a popular holiday destination with volcanic and glacial landscapes, it is located in the North Atlantic Ocean With the Icelandic tourist visa, Nigerians can study for three months.  Travelers are required to provide travel health insurance  confirmation of minimum 30,000 € coverage within Iceland and the entire Schengen area. Proof of sufficient financial means for entire period of stay in Iceland must be provided. Foreigners must attest owning an amount of subsistence of 28 € per day to the Icelandic Embassy or Consulate. While, the amount of money required for each entry to the territory of Iceland is 144 €. If you are carrying an amount over 10,000 Euros or equivalent, it is important that you have it declared upon entry to Iceland. You might be asked to submit your tax reports. If someone is responsible for providing you with the funds, you will need a letter from the entity or person. Iceland has a low crime rate with rare instances of violent crime. Using common sense will go a long way in ensuring you do not become a victim. Though whale meat and other products that utilize whale parts are sold throughout Iceland, foreigners are not allowed to export it back to their country.  Seizure of the goods and possible criminal prosecution should be expected if the rules are violated. Penalties include jail time and fines of up to $10,000. Extreme care should be taken when driving in rural areas during the winter when daylight hours are limited and the weather and road conditions can change rapidly. Many routes in the interior of the country are impassable until July due to muddy conditions and swollen rivers caused by snow melt. Public transportation in Iceland is safe and reliable.

Business Visa from Nigeria to Iceland
Business Visa from Nigeria to Iceland

Business Visa from Nigeria to Iceland

Visas of Iceland, Visa, Business visa



Nigerian business travelers looking to engage in business activities of their choice in Iceland can apply for the Icelandic business visa. With this visa, b usinessmen and businesswomen can attend trade fairs, conferences, business summits and also meet up and negotiate with their business partners during their time in the country. Nigerian business travelers are required to have an invitation letter from the company they are meeting up with. The letter should include the following: Company’s address. Duration of your visit. Purpose of your visit to the country. If you have had previous business dealings with the company in Iceland, proof of this required. Regarding the applicant’s expenses during stay in the Schengen zone, either the employer or the partner company must state coverage of expenses on the letter or invitation .  A letter from your employer stating awareness and allowance of your business leave should be provided. The letter should include the duration and purpose of your visit to Iceland. Foreigners are required to provide business bank statement from the last 6 months. Memorandum and Article of Association in original certified copy (registered with joint stock companies) Trade License (first issued and present renewal), Proprietorship/Partnership documents must be provided.

Student Visa from Nigeria to Iceland
Student Visa from Nigeria to Iceland

Student Visa from Nigeria to Iceland

Visas of Iceland, Visa, Student visa



Nigerians looking to travel to Iceland for the purpose of studying in one of the institutions in the country can apply for the Icelandic student visa. Before you apply for a student visa, you must ensure you have been accepted into one of the institutions of your choice in the country before applying for visa. Students will need to apply for a residence permit before arriving in Iceland. This can be done by contacting the Directorate of Immigration in Iceland or by notifying the nearest Icelandic embassy. When you have arrived in Iceland, it is important that you apply for a Kennitala (an Icelandic ID/social security number). This is used for every day matters, such as opening a bank account. Letter of acceptance from the institution in Iceland is required. This is proof that you can attend lectures and write exams at school.  If you are given a scholarship, you must provide the letter of sponsorship from the body that awarded the scholarship to you. Students are required to provide travel medical insurance with coverage of at least 30,000 Euros. Proof of financial support in the form of bank statements must be provided. Students are required to have at least 1,434 Euros per month. Student visas in Iceland are flexible enough to allow students to apply for a work permit while they are engaged in their studies. Students are allowed to work 20 working hours per week.