Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions 


Icelandic words explained 

Selected Icelandic words explained in various languages. 

About Us / Staff

The aim of the Multicultural Information Centre (MCC) is to enable every individual to become an active member of Icelandic society, no matter the background or where they come from.


Our role is to facilitate interrelations between people of different roots and to enhance services to immigrants living in Iceland.

  • Providing government authorities, bodies, companies, associations and individuals with advice and information relating to immigrant issues.
  • Informing immigrants of their rights and obligations;
  • Following developments in immigrant issues in society, by gathering information, researching analysing, informing, etc.;
  • Submitting to ministers, the Immigration Board and other government authorities comments and proposals for action to ensure that everybody is able to take an active role in society, regardless of nationality and origin.


The Multicultural Information Centre provides information on many aspects of everyday life and administration in Iceland and provide support regarding moving to and from Iceland.

Our office is open weekdays 9am-4pm.




Árnagata 2-4

400 Ísafjörður

Kennitala: 521212-0630



MCC staff members

Head Director of MCC

Nichole Leigh Mosty


(+354) 450-3091

Project manager for development projects

Linda Dröfn Gunnarsdóttir


(+354) 450-3092

Project manager for refugee affairs

Inga Sveinsdóttir


(+354) 450-3093

Specialist - refugee affairs

Jódís Bjarnadóttir


(+354) 450-3096

Advisor (POL/ISL/EN)

Janina Magdalena Kryszewska


(+354) 450-3094

Advisor (RUS/ISL/EN)

Natalia Kovachkina


IT and publishing

Björgvin Hilmarsson


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