Travel to the Faroe Islands

General information about the Faroe Islands can be found on the Faroese Government’s information portal at

Travel information and guidance for tourists can be found at Visit Faroe Islands.

In case of sickness, UK residents visiting the Faroe Islands are entitled to urgent healthcare in accordance with the bilateral 1959 Convention on Social Security, managed in the Faroe Islands by Heilsutrygd (Faroese National Health Insurance).

UK driving licenses issued by the DVLA can be used in the Faroe Islands, as well as exchanged for a Faroese driving licence issued by Akstovan.