Work and Travel Iceland

About the program


Iceland is famous for its touristic attractions, whether it’s a historical destination or a family resort, with parties until morning. You can spend between 3-12 months in such a place, alone or with your friends, and earn between 1200 – 1900 euros a month.

Besides this, accommodation and three meals a day are ensured, and the job offers are in hotels, restaurants or clubs, agriculture, farms throughout Iceland.

Visa is not required! You can start work in maximum 2 months from the date you applied in the program. You can also take Icelandic language classes.

Eligibility conditions


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    Age: 18-30 years

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    Student status – not mandatory. You don’t have to be a student

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    Minimum work experience in any field

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    English language level: conversational

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    Advantages: knowledge of German, French, Italian, Spanish language

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    Driver’s license

Costs

Cost of the program includes:

  • Program fee: 800 euro
  • Round trip plane ticket: 200-500 euro
  • Medical insurance

Jobs

Work opportunities: in farms and tourism

Work period: 3-12 months in any time of the year

What is included?

  • Placement: offer of a work place
  • Accommodation and meals at the price of approx. 10 – 13 euro/day
  • Assistance before and after arrival in Iceland
  • One night accommodation in Reykjavik at arrival
  • Orientation session
  • Phone card
  • Permanent 24/7 assistance
  • Recommendation on request
  • Minimum wage per month 1200-1900 euro

Application procedure- Necessary documents:


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    CV/Resume in English

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    Letter of intent

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    Picture

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    Copy of passport

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    Medical certificate

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    Copy of driver’s licence

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    Criminal record

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    Letter of recommendation from a former employer

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    Medical insurance

After registration in the program, the applicant will have an interview in English. After that, the placement process starts and an interview with the employer from Iceland will take place. After the applicant is accepted, the plane ticket is bought.

Application deadline: approximately 2-3 months before the desired start date.