Leave

Information on annual leave, sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave, public holidays and other leave.

Iceland :: Public holidays 2022

  January 1 New Year’s Day (Saturday) April 14 Maundy Thursday April 15 Good Friday April 17 Easter (Sunday) April 18 Easter Monday April 21 First Day of Summer (Thursday) May 1 Labour Day (Sunday) May 26 Ascension (Thursday) June 5 Whit Sunday June 6 Whit Monday June 17 National Day/Independence Day (Friday) August 1 Commerce Day (Monday) December 24 Christmas Eve (Saturday) (Afternoon) December 25 Christmas Day (Sunday) December 26 Boxing Day (Monday) December 31 New Year’s Eve (Saturday) (Afternoon) Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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Iceland :: Public holidays 2023

  January 1 New Year’s Day (Sunday) April 6 Maundy Thursday April 7 Good Friday April 10 Easter Monday April 20 First Day of Summer (Thursday) May 1 Labour Day (Monday) May 18 Ascension (Thursday) May 28 Whit Sunday (Pentecost) May 29 Whit Monday June 17 National Day/Independence Day (Saturday) August 7 Commerce Day (Monday) December 24 Christmas Eve (Friday) (Sunday) December 25 Christmas Day (Monday) December 26 Boxing Day (Tuesday) December 31 New Year’s Eve (Sunday) (Afternoon) Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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Iceland :: Sickness absence

The right to paid sick leave entitlement increases with length of service …

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Iceland :: Maternity, paternity and parental leave

Paid maternity and parental leave extend for a total of 9 months …

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Iceland :: Annual leave

Employees who have worked for a year are entitled to 24 working days’ paid leave, plus public holidays (Law of Vacation Allowance No …

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