Iceland: Accepting Proposals to Improve Immigration Integration Efforts

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • Iceland will allow government-approved immigration organizations to submit proposals for grants related to the enhancement and development of projects focused on integration efforts for immigrants 


The government of Iceland invited immigration organizations to apply for grants to enhance research and development projects in the field of immigration throughout the country. The government indicated it will examine proposed projects with the following themes: 

  • Projects that promote the active use of Icelandic through social events and support traditional Icelandic language learning 
  • Projects focused on keeping young people active, both those who have recently arrived in the country and those who are neither working nor are students  
  • Projects that promote inclusion, particularly projects that promote the participation of immigrants and native-born citizens on a basis of equality  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Iceland launched a program to allow government-approved organizations to propose projects related to the advancement of immigration integration. According to the government, the goal of expanding grants for these projects is to facilitate mutual adjustment between immigrants and Icelandic society.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Iceland’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.