Non-EEA workers who fall into the following categories are exempt from the requirements regarding work permits for periods of up to four weeks each year:
Scientists, scholars and lecturers, as regards teaching or comparable activities.
Artists, with the exception of instrumental performers who enter into employment in catering establishments. The exemption under this item does not apply to dancers who appear in nightclubs.
Representatives on business visit for companies that do not have branches in Iceland.
Drivers of passenger coaches registered in foreign countries, providing that the vehicles are carrying foreign tourists to Iceland.
Journalists and reporters from foreign news media who are in the service of companies that are not established in Iceland.
Workers, consultants and instructors working on the assembly, installation, supervision or repair of equipment.