As of the 5th of October, all Directorate of Labour service centers will be closed due to the COVID-19 virus.This due to security measures in place to ensure the payment of unemployment benefits to jobseekers.
You can apply for unemloyment benefits on my pages and for maternity leave on the webpage of the maternityleave fund. All documents can also be deliverd electonicly online.
The Directorate of Labour‘s phone lines will be open Monday to Thursday from 9:00 until 15:00 and Fridays from 9:00 to 12:00 (515 4800). Inquiries may also be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can book a phone call by pressing here. ((linkur: https://form.vinnumalastofnun.is/qmaticwebbooking/#/)
All necessary information can also be found at The Directorate of Labour‘s website.