New resident

All residents (not visitors or tourists) who receive for the first time a legal permit to stay in the Faroe Islands must register at the municipality. For further general information about residing in the Faroe Islands, please visit

The registration of relocation to Vága Municipality takes place at the council office at Hammershaimbsgøta 1 in Sandavágur. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 10.00-12.00 and 13.00-15.00.

If you are relocating to a new address within the municipality, you must inform us. If you are relocating to a new municipality in the Faroe Islands, you must inform us that you are moving and register again at your new municipality. This condition also applies if you relocate outside of the Faroe Islands and do not plan to return to live.

Registration from can be downloaded below, but it needs to be handed in, in person at the council office in Sandavágur.