Registers Iceland

Þjóðskrá Íslands

Registers Iceland is an office under the Ministry of the Interior which maintains the national register. Information about  identification numbers, names, gender, marital status etc. of people who live or take up residence in Iceland is registered in the national register, as well as information about legal domicile, place of birth, citizenship and child bearing.

Registers Iceland also maintains a specific Identification number register (kennitöluskrá) which is a registration of people who have an Icelandic identification number but not legal domicile in Iceland.

Registers Iceland receives notifications about change of address, domestically and from people moving to Iceland or abroad. If individuals wish to register their cohabitation they need to turn to Registers Iceland, they need to notify the office in case of name givings and Registers Iceland receives applications regarding name changes.

Citizens of EEA and EFTA member states fill out and submit a purpose-made form to Registers Iceland if they wish to register legal residence in Iceland, as well as apply for a registration and get identification number.

Registers Iceland issues various certificates, for example birth certificates, certificates about marital status, residence and death certificates.

Registers Iceland's office is open from 9:00 a.m. to 15:00 p.m. on week days.

Telephone is open from 09:00 p.m. to 15:30 a.m. on week days.

Registers Iceland (Map)
Borgartún 21
150 Reykjavík
Tel: (+354) 515 5300

Hafnarstræti 107

600 Akureyri

Tel: (+354) 515 5300