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Learn about your legal and human rights as an asylum seeker in Iceland, along with access to legal aid, healthcare and education during the application process.
Find available services in your area by entering your location. Explore offerings from shelters, food, and health to legal aid and more, tailored to your needs.
Find essential contact details for the Red Cross, including phone numbers and email addresses, alongside recent updates and additional information available on our social media and other platforms.
Report any form of harassment or file a complaint about services in a secure and confidential manner. Find guidance on the process and what to expect after filing a report.
Our Facebook group where we advertise social activities run by Red Cross volunteers for asylum seekers and refugees in Iceland.
Our Facebook community page where we advertise information about our social integration projects and our social activities run by Red Cross volunteers for refugees in the Capital Area.
Services based in Akranes are available to the asylum seekers based in Akranes and, also for those that are based in Glymur (Hvalfjörður)
Some asylum seekers are based in Akureyri. Information about available services for the asylum seekers in Akureyri can be found here..
Asylum seekers living in Bifröst can find the information about the services here.
Some asylum seekers are housed in Hotel Glymur in Hvalfjörður. Read here how the services are most commonly delivered or accessed.
Some of the asylum seekers are also living in Hafnarfjörður. You can read here about available services.
If you live in Kopavogur, you can see here the locations that are available to you and the asylum seekers in this municipality.
If you are housed in Laugarvatn, you will likely have some of the services available in Selfoss or other locations. Here you can learn more about it.
If you live in housing units in Reykjanesbær: Keflavík, Ásbrú, Njarðvík and Suðurnesjabær, you can read here where and when the services are most commonly accessed.
Locations and working hours of services for asylum seekers that are based in Reykjavík.