Foreign nationals

Foreign nationals are eligible to vote in municipal elections.

Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish nationals who are registered with a legal domicile in Iceland have the right to vote in municipal elections. 

Other foreign nationals who have had a legal domicile in Iceland for more than 3 consecutive years before election day also have the right to vote in municipal elections. 

Foreign nationals are not eligible to vote in Icelandic presidential elections, parliamentary elections or national referendums and are therefore not part of the voter database in those elections. The only exception are Danish nationals who resided in Iceland on the 6th of March 1946 or in the 10 years prior to that date. This exception is according to Act No. 85/1946.

https://www.skra.is/english/people/electoral-register-and-voting-rights/foreign-nationals/?fbclid=IwAR25cfEo1_M0wSRXGs66nOho7ppJznc5drN-6M2CQVkRBBpqqsQKI9XtEIk

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