Iceland has become a part of the Schengen Area on March 25, 2001. Initially, the county is known for its amazing tourist attractions. But now, it has emerged as a leading study destination as well. International students from almost all parts of the globe travel to this country to pursue their higher education courses. However, applicants intending to reside in the country as students should obtain a student visa.
Iceland student visa
This visa is issued for those, who are intending to pursue full-time study courses in Iceland. Basically, Iceland student visa is designed for the individuals who intend to study in Iceland for a period up to 90 days. Full-time studies are 100% studies at vocational training, university level or other studies requiring an educational background equal to university admission prerequisites. It is vital to hold a residence permit for a foreign student, whose age is 18 or older, to study a secondary school or university in Iceland.
The following are the requirements of Iceland student visa
· Residence permit application
· Letter of acceptance from the Icelandic School
· Proof of financial status
· No criminal record
· Health or medical insurance· A valid passport