Living in Europe | Entry conditions/visas | Faroe Islands

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


If you plan to stay in the Faroe Islands for less than one year, you may use your vehicle registered abroad without registering it in the Faroe Islands. The vehicle may not be used by anyone residing in the Faroe Islands or for any commercial carriage.

The insurance must cover damages to the property of others. Insurance covering loss or damage to your own car is optional.

There are two insurance companies in the Faroe Islands:


Trygd (in Faroese)


Read more:

Tax and Customs Office

Faroese Vehicle Administration (in Faroese)