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We are here for you!

EURAXESS Faroe Islands welcomes your interest to live in the Faroe Islands.

We are ready to assist you with information on practical issues when moving to and living in the Faroe Islands.

If you need personal assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the EURAXESS Faroe Islands Service Centres.

 

Plan your stay

There are several practical issues and formalities that have to be considered and dealt with when planning to move to the Faroe Islands.

 

Arrival Entry conditions

 

A place to stay

Start searching for housing as soon as possible. 

 

Accommodation

 

Open a bank account 

You will need an account in a Faroese bank in order to receive salary and handle your financial affairs.

 

Banking

 

Health care is free

All residents in the Faroe Islands have access to services from the Faroese health care system.

 

INSURANCE MEDICAL CARE

 

Bring your family

The Faroe Islands are a family-friendly society with a safe and peaceful environment.

 

Family

 

Traditional and modern life

The Faroe Islands are a modern society which has also maintained a large part of the traditional culture. 

 

Culture           Language

 

 

 

A helping hand!

EURAXESS Faroe Islands is ready to assist you with practical support when relocating to the Faroe Islands for work.

If you need personal assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the EURAXESS Faroe Islands Service Centres.

Apply for work permit

If you are not from a Nordic country, you will need a work permit in order to work in the Faroe Islands.

 

Work Permit

 

Rights and duties

When working in the Faroe Islands you have various rights and rights which are regulated by law or your contract with the employer.

 

Employment

 

Taxes on all income

All income earned in the Faroe Islands is taxed in the Faroe Islands. 

 

Taxation

 

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Safe retirement

The Faroe Islands have public and private pension schemes for retirement and disability. 

 

Pension

 

Thank you and goodbye!

We hope you had a fruitful and joyable stay in the Faroe Islands.

Before leaving the Faroe Islands there are some practical matters you need to address.

 

 

Departure formalities

Before leaving the Faroe Islands there are several formalities and arrangements that you need to deal with.

 

 

 

Formalities