The aim of the Multicultural Information Centre (MCC) is to enable every individual to become an active member of Icelandic society, no matter the background or where they come from.
On this website the MCC provides information on many aspects of everyday life and administration in Iceland and provides support regarding moving to and from Iceland.
The MCC provides support, advice and information in connection with immigrant and refugee issues in Iceland to individuals, associations, companies and the Icelandic authorities.
Role of the MCC
The role of the MCC is to facilitate interrelations between people of different roots and to enhance services to immigrants living in Iceland.
- Providing the government, institutions, companies, associations and individuals with advice and information in connection with immigrant issues.
- Advise municipalities in accepting immigrants who move to the municipality.
- Informing immigrants of their rights and obligations.
- Monitor the development of immigration issues in society, including information gathering, analysis and dissemination of information.
- Submitting to ministers, the Immigration Board and other government authorities, suggestions and proposals for measures aimed at enabling all individuals to be active participants in society, regardless of nationality or origin.
- Compile an annual report to the Minister on immigration issues.
- Monitor the progress of projects set out in a parliamentary resolution on an action plan in immigration matters.
- Work on other projects in accordance with the objectives of the law and a parliamentary resolution on an action plan in immigration matters and also in accordance with a further decision by the Minister.
The role of MCC as described in the law (Icelandic only)
Note: On the 1. of April, 2023, MCC merged with The Directorate of Labour. The laws covering immigrant issues have been updated and now reflect this change.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / (+354) 450-3090 / www.mcc.is
Refugee services and professional consultants for people working in the field of refugee services
Inga Sveinsdóttir / email@example.com
Project manager – refugee affairs
Jóhanna Vilborg Ingvarsdóttir / firstname.lastname@example.org
Specialist – refugee affair
Sigrún Erla Egilsdóttir / email@example.com
Specialist – refugee affair
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / (+354) 450-3090
Reception services for Ukrainians at Domus Medica Reception Centre
Contact: email@example.com / (+354) 450-3090
IT and publishing
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / (+354) 450-3090
Nichole Leigh Mosty
Contact: email@example.com / (+354) 450-3090
Phone and office hours
Further information and support can be requested by contacting us by calling (+354) 450-3090.
Our office is open weekdays 9am-4pm.