Vaccination of employees / residents of foreign origin against COVID-19 who have a system ID number and those who do not have an Icelandic ID number

Employees / residents of foreign origin who stay in Iceland for a longer or shorter period of time are welcome to get vaccinated once they have been registered.

Companies with foreign employees who do not have a permanent residence in Iceland are asked to compile a list of employees to whom this applies in accordance with the following:

Those who have a system ID number 

  • A list must be set up in Excel that includes
    • ID No.
    • Name to confirm the correct ID No.
    • GSM telephone number to receive SMS invitation (Icelandic)
    • Postcode for location in the country for an invitation from the correct healthcare centre
    • The list must be sent to:
  • Healthcare centre in the district where the company is located (you need to contact the relevant healthcare centre by phone to get a suitable e-mail address)
  • OR (if employees live in different places across the country) to the COVID vaccination project manager at the Chief Epidemiologist's office

Those who don't have an Icelandic ID number:

  • Within the Greater Reykjavík Area: Contact the e-mail address of the healthcare centres in the Greater Reykjavík Area bolusetning@heilsugaeslan.is to register
  • Outside the Greater Reykjavík Area: Contact the healthcare centre to register
  • The following information must be provided:
    • Name
    • Date of birth
    • Gender
    • Country of origin
    • GSM telephone number to receive SMS invitation (Icelandic)
    • Postcode for location in the country for an invitation from the correct healthcare centre
    • E-mail address

Please note that this does not apply to tourists visiting the country for a shorter period.

Alternatively, you can send an enquiry to the Chief Epidemiologist through mottaka@landlaeknir.is.

The Chief Epidemiologist will contact their contacts to ensure that this message is sent to the parties concerned.

Chief Epidemiologist


Fyrst birt 14.06.2021

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