How to export from Iceland?

Complete procedures to export goods from Iceland



How to export from Iceland? What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods in Iceland? Explain the export methodology in Iceland.


Information given here explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Iceland government authority for exportation from Iceland.


Any person who has registered with Iceland’s Tax Authority can start appropriate business and engage with international trade by fulfilling necessary requirements by the Government of Iceland. For commercial purpose, a registered trade with concerned license (if required) as per the business and have enlisted in the Trade and Company Register of the country is must for exporting and importing of goods from and into Iceland.

Directorate of Customs under the Ministry of Finance of Iceland is the official authority that is responsible for general customs administration with the objectives like prevent the importation of illegal goods, ensure correct levy of import charges, and collect taxes and duties.


The exporter should make sure that they made all of the accurate export documents that are required to get the goods delivered through the port, cleared customs, satisfy all compliance and regulations, then loaded on board the pre determined carrier. The efficiency of the Customs Clearance process is depend on having the valid documents, the accuracy of the information provided in the documents as well as the promptness in submitting the documents and filing the necessary applications for the Customs Clearance.


Generally in all countries there are three stages of process for export.    One time registration procedure to obtain export licence, documentation needed for exportation and Export customs clearance formalities.   Detailed information on these three stages of exports has been mentioned separately in this website.  You may click below those information links to know more about step by step procedures on how to export:


Export Registration and Licence procedures

Export Customs procedures

Export documents required


This post explains about different phases in export process that every exporter needs to go through for completing export from Iceland.



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