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About the US embassy and its location in Reykjavik, Iceland.

About Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic. The main language spoken in Iceland is Icelandic. The current population (as of 2018) is 357,050. Iceland has a human development index (HDI) of 0.935 and therefore can be considered as country with very high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Iceland. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Reykjavik

Reykjavik is the capital and largest city of Iceland. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of Faxa Bay. 128,793 people are living in Reykjavik (as of 2019). The city is very important and represents Iceland internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland

Offices located within the US embassy located in Reykjavik include:

  • Regional Security Office (RSO)
  • Public Affairs Office
  • Political Section
  • Management Section
  • Economic-Commercial Section
  • Consular Section
  • Executive Office

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone (+225) 22-49-40-00.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit  ( for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.