New in Iceland

Icelandic Ministry of Social Affairs has launched a new online service centre, New in Iceland. Their aim is to offer various “assistance to feel safe, to be well-informed and supported while living in Iceland.” The website claims that they “can assist with finding answers about labour market, health system, education, social insurance, legal registration, housing … Continue reading New in Iceland

Samþykktir Samtökin heitir Komunitas Indonesia di Islandia eða Félag Indónesíska á Íslandi. Heimili félagsins og varnarþing er á höfuðborgarsvæðinu. Tilgangur félagsins er sá að efla auka skilningu og vináttu á milli Indónesíska sem búa á Íslandi og Íslensku þjóðarinnar. Einnig að auðvelda innflytjendum frá Indónesíu aðlögun að íslensku samfélagi Markmiðið verður náð meðal … Continue reading Samþykktir

Peraturan Umum Organisasi Asosiasi bernama Indonesian Community in Iceland atau Félag Indónesiska á Íslandi. Residen resmi asosiasi berlokasi di daerah ibukota. Tujuan utama dari asosiasi ini adalah untuk meningkatkan rasa saling mengenal dan menumbuhkan tingkat hubungan yang harmonis antara imigran dari Indonesia dan masyarakat Islandia lainnya. Selain itu mempermudah proses integrasi bagi imigran dari Indonesia  untuk … Continue reading Peraturan Umum Organisasi

Children Travelling Abroad

Most of Indonesian people who live in Iceland will travel outside of the country at one time or another. When a child (anyone who is under the legal age of 18, according to Icelandic law) is travelling abroad alone, with only one parent/guardian, with friends or relatives or with a group, it is necessary to … Continue reading Children Travelling Abroad

Lapor Diri

As of now there is no Indonesian Embassy located in Iceland, but the KBRI (Kedutaan Besar Republik Indonesia) Oslo in Norway also serves as a diplomatic representation to all Indonesian citizens residing in Iceland. As required by law, every Indonesian passport holder must report to the relevant Indonesian embassy at the very latest 30 days after … Continue reading Lapor Diri

Learning Icelandic

Though almost everybody in Iceland speaks English, it is important to learn Icelandic whilst living here, because not all public information is translated to English, and there is very little source of news in English. Fortunately, there is quite a number of places that offer Icelandic courses: Join a course on Íslenska sem annað mál at … Continue reading Learning Icelandic

Residence Permits

Most Indonesian people, being from a country outside of the European Economic Area and EFTA, who plan to stay in Iceland for more than three months, must have a valid residence permit. Most common types of residence permit held by Indonesians are as follows: Family reunification: Spouse /cohabiting partner Child Relative Work Study/Education The Icelandic … Continue reading Residence Permits