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Invest in Iceland is a one stop information centre for foreign investors and provides information on investment opportunities in Iceland and the business environment. Invest in Iceland is a part of Promote Iceland.

Invest in Iceland's team provides free of charge information and expert confidential service on all aspects of investments, arranges site visits and contacts with local authorities as well as local business partners and professional consultants.


Our services include the following:

  • Provide information on investment opportunities in Iceland
  • Collect data on the business environment
  • Arrange site visits and plan contacts with local authorities
  • Arrange meetings with local business partners and professional consultants
  • Serve as an advocate for FDI to the government
  • Influence legislative body
  • Lobby for improved conditions for foreign investors
  • Create task-force around specific projects

Operating licenses are required for businesses in certain sectors, for example manufacturing industries, and are granted on fulfilment of clearly defined rules.

Details of regulations, monitoring and inspection agencies, etc., vary from one sector to the next, and Invest in Iceland will assist in establishing contacts and offer guidance.

Broadly speaking, as a member of the European Economic Area, Iceland operates its regulatory environment on the same principles as the European Union. 


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Key Staff

Thordur H HilmarssonThordur H. Hilmarsson
Managing Director
Tel: +354 511 4000

Einar Hansen TómassonEinar Hansen Tómasson
Project Manager
Tel: +354 511 4000

Kristinn HafliðasonKristinn Hafliðason
Project Manager
Tel: +354 511 4000





Arnar GuðmundssonArnar Guðmundsson
Project Manager Information
Tel: +354 511 4000




Iceland focuses on a favorable environment for businesses in general, including low corporate tax, availability of land and minimum red tape in an European legislative framework. Incentives can come in the form of direct cash grants, training aid and lease of land


With high professional standards and the cooperation of major international banks and accounting companies, a large number of international investors have been establishing their business in a wide range of industries in the investor-friendly environment of Iceland

Why Iceland

Along with having one of the lowest corporate tax rate in Europe, Iceland has a highly educated workforce which is ranked among the highest in the world, offers competitively priced renewable energy with an advanced infrastructure which makes Iceland the ideal location for investors

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