The Welfare Appeals Committee rules on appeals lodged in connection with administrative decisions as provided for in laws which allow for appeals to be made to the committee. The appeals committee is independent and autonomous in its work. The Welfare Appeals Committee method of work and procedures are based on the Welfare Appeals Committee Act, No. 85/2015.
Appeal (digital) – To send an appeal digitally to the committee you will need a digital certificate or IceKey. If you send the appeal digitally the committee will communicate with you through the website. When sending the appeal to the committee you will need to include the government decision that you are appealing. Processing time of the appeal is quicker if you appeal digitally. To send the appeal digitally log on to “Mínar síður” on the top right corner of this website or click here.
Appeal (pdf) – If you do not have a digital certificate or IceKey you can send the appeal by mail or bring it to the office of the Welfare Appeals Committee at Katrínartún 2, 105 Reykjavík. Tel. 551-8200. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Reception opening hours are from 10:00 – 12:00 and from 13:00 – 15:00. Click here to download a pdf that you can fill out and send the committee.