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Country details

Size: 103,000 km2 ___________________________updated: 27-10-2014

Population: 325.671 (1.1.2014)

Registration coverage

Percentage of area registered: 96,5 % of the titles in Iceland are covered in the Property register which includes land registry

Number of properties/titles registered: 183.040 properties

Number of mortgages registered: 235.507

Registry name: Registers Iceland

Size of organisation:

109 employees. The head quarters are in Reykjavik and there is one office in the capital of the north; Akureyri.

Searches available:

Searches can be performed either by the name of the property and/or the properties' ID number. Special users can search by a person's ID number, e.g. tax authorites, police, lawyers for special purposes.

Information available:

Land register information

  • Rights of ownership
  • Mortgages
  • Encumbrances.

Cadastral information

  • Size of land
  • Location
  • Usage
  • Ownership
  • Valuation amounts
    (Cadastral maps are not available).

Building information

  • Size in square meters and cubic meters
  • Ownership
  • Construction year
  • Building material
  • Description of spaces
  • Number of floors
  • Usage
  • Coordinate of the building
  • Ariel photographs, etc.

Products available:

Certificates from the land register and certificates from the Cadaster with additional information on buildings.

All kind of lists are available by special request and also on the real estate market.
It is not possible to get a subscription to the sales contract register.

Subscribed users:

The Agency sells information both to end users and resellers.

Registry contact details

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