Sixty-five people have applied for Remote Worker Visas in Iceland

The Icelandic Directorate of Immigration has received a total of 65 requests for residence permits on the basis of rule changes that were made last autumn to make it easier for foreigners from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to come to Iceland and work remotely. According to answers from the Directorate, these 65 applications… Read More Sixty-five people have applied for Remote Worker Visas in Iceland

Great for tourists, complex for expats – An interview with AngelList CEO Kevin Laws on his three month stay in Iceland

Last summer, Kevin Laws, the CEO of AngelList, relocated to Iceland with his family for three months. We met over coffee at Kaffi Vest back in September when it was still legal to meet strangers in person. Kevin was a Covid-19 refugee in Iceland. He came to Iceland for business, but because the US was… Read More Great for tourists, complex for expats – An interview with AngelList CEO Kevin Laws on his three month stay in Iceland

Bring on the Experts: Iceland should target remote workers and help them work from Iceland

The last couple of weeks were quite eventful. The country is formally opening on June 15, the second Covid package for the economy is going through parliament, and – finally – the spring weather that Icelanders love so much is coming. In this newsletter, I want to try a new format, inspired by Nicolas Colin of The Family… Read More Bring on the Experts: Iceland should target remote workers and help them work from Iceland