Data on real estate of Iceland are contained in two main systems: Register of property and National land survey of Iceland.
The register is included in “Registers of Iceland” system (Þjóðskrá Íslands), which is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transport and local government.
The register of property contains:
- general information about a land plot and its borders
- general information about buildings
- information about building materials
- information about real estate estimation
- information about rights
- information about owners
- information about mortgage
- information about encumbrances
- information about insurance value
The register of property has an electronic version available online. The open part of the register contains general data on real estate, its sizes and insurance value. The remaining information is contained in the closed part of the register available only for a fee.
For search of information about a specific object one must know a land number, property number or name of property.
The National Land Survey of Iceland is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. Its contains cartographic and topographic data on Icelandic land.
- full address in the Icelandic language
Extract from the land register of Iceland may be used for:
- confirmation of title to real estate
- receipt of information about the real estate item
- debt collection
- analysis of prices for real estate
- other commercial and analytical purposes
* some data may be unavailable for certain items, or may be provided for a fee.
Receipt of documents in electronic form is carried out for one working day. 2 weeks are required to obtain documents with apostille.
Extracts from the land register are provided subject to the laws of Iceland and to the Law on personal data protection.
Moreover, you can order certified translation of your documents into any foreign language.
The requests shall be processed within one business day. Courier delivery of the apostilled extract shall be paid additionally according to the courier tariff rates.
Iceland joined the Hague Convention on simplified legalization of documents on December 11, 1975. On February 9, 1976 the Convention came into force.
Thus, documents issued in Iceland are subject to legalization based on the apostilling procedure, after certified translation such documents acquire full legal force on the territory of all other Hague Convention Member States.
As a rule of thumb, apostillation of extracts takes about two weeks.
|Service||Price incl. German VAT 19%||Price excl. VAT|
|Price for an electronic Extract from the land register of Iceland||from 59,50 €||from 50,00 €||Price for the translation of an electronic Extract||from 41,65 €||from 35,00 €|
|Price for an Extract from the land register of Iceland with apostille||from 297,50 €||from 250,00 €|